|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||TK|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-3|
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|Location and accuracy||The Grayling placer mine extends for about a half mile on Clear Creek, just above its junction with the Talkeetna River; it is in the S1/2 sec. 7, T. 25 N., R. 6 E., Seward Meridian. The location is accurate to within one mile.|
Geologic descriptionThe rocks in the drainage of Clear Creek are Tertiary volcanic rocks (Csejtey and others, 1978). Some placer gold was reportedly recovered in 1922 by James Beaver (E. J. McFaul, and others, unpub. data, 2000).
|Geologic map unit||(-148.417706897657, 62.264402083291)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Age of mineralization||Quaternary placer.|
|Workings or exploration||Some placer gold was reportedly recovered in 1922 by James Beaver (E.J. McFaul and others, unpub. data, 2000). The workings apparently extend for about a half-mile along Clear Creek.|
|Indication of production||Yes; small|
|Production notes||Some placer gold was reportedly recovered in 1922 by James Beaver (E.J. McFaul and others, unpub. data, 2000).|
Additional commentsMAS/MILS number 20760044.
Csejtey, Bela, Jr., Nelson, W.H., Jones, D.L., Silberling, N.J., Dean, R.M., Morris, M.S., Lanphere, M.A., Smith, J.G., and Silberman, M.L, 1978, Reconnaissance geologic map and geochronology, Talkeetna Mountains quadrangle, northern part of Anchorage quadrangle, and southwest part of Healy quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-558-A, 60 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
|Reporters||R.K. Rogers (U. S. Geological Survey contractor)|
|Last report date||10/3/2002|