Unnamed (on Pass Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale UG
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-2
Latitude 57.4
Longitude -156.4
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Location and accuracy This site is located southeast of Mount Shannon on Pass Creek, which drains southeast into Wide Bay (MacKevett and Holloway, locality 3; Church and others, 1989: MF-1539I, locality 20). Site location is accurate to within 3 miles.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This site repesents gold placer claims located on Pass Creek as indicated on U.S. Bureau of Mines maps in 1973. Pass Creek drains an area consisting of sedimentary rocks of the Jurassic Shelikof and Kialagvik Formations (Detterman and others, 1987).
Geologic map unit (-156.402075529654, 57.3992785746904)
Mineral deposit model Placer gold-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Gold placer claims were staked on Pass Creek according to 1973 U.S. Bureau of Mines maps.
Indication of production Undetermined

Additional comments

This site is on land selected by the Koniag Native Corporation.

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