Unnamed

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Gangue minerals mariposite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale TL
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-6
Latitude 62.62
Longitude -152.77
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Location and accuracy Reed and others (1978, locality 13) locate this occurrence in the headwaters of Pingston Creek.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This site is given as an unconfirmed location of gold-bearing mariposite-rich boulders by Reed and others (1978). This area drains Paleozoic sedimentary rocks south of the Denali Fault (Reed and Nelson, 1980).
Geologic map unit (-152.772225134882, 62.6194253030557)
Age of mineralization Paleozoic (?); boulders were likely derived from the Paleozoic rocks mapped by Reed and Nelson (1980) upstream from this site.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Reconnaissance mapping and rock sampling by the U.S. Geological Survey (Reed and others, 1978) are all that have been described here. This site is an unconfirmed location of gold-bearing mariposite-rich boulders by Reed and others (1978).
Indication of production None

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