Upper Limits

Prospect, 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 A-3
Latitude 62.1883
Longitude -148.3556
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Location and accuracy The Upper Limits placer prospect is at the head of the Talkeetna River just downstream from lake 4408. The location is accurate to within one mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The upper part of the Talkeetna River drains an area underlain by Tertiary volcanic rocks (Csejtey and others, 1978). A placer claim was staked by Franklin and Anna Jones (E.J. McFaul and others, unpub. data, 2000). The gold occurs in the alluvial gravel deposits.
Geologic map unit (-148.357814367006, 62.1877892843372)
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 A placer claim was staked by Franklin and Anna Jones (E.J. McFaul and others, unpub. data, 2000).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

MAS/MILS number 20760045.

References