Grayling

Mine, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale TK
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-3
Latitude 62.2649
Longitude -148.4155
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
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 setting

Geologic description

The 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.

Production and reserves

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 comments

MAS/MILS number 20760044.

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