Unnamed (on Yenlo Creek)

Prospect, Undetermined

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale TL
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-3
Latitude 62.182
Longitude -151.159
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Location and accuracy Reed and others (1978, locality 67) show this placer prospect located in Yenlo Creek in the southwest quarter of Section 8, T. 24 N., R. 10 W., of the Seward Meridian at the southwest end of Willow Mtn. The coordinates for this record are given at the center of the placer claim locations.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Presumed to be a Pleistocene placer occurrence. No published geologic description of this site is available. Gold-bearing veins have been reported from the north end of the Yenlo Hills (TL075), approximately two and a half miles to the west of this site.
Geologic map unit (-151.161236160021, 62.1814685317034)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Pleistocene.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration The drainage has been prospected and mined by various small scale surface methods.
Indication of production Undetermined

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