Unnamed (on Moore 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 C-2
Latitude 57.6
Longitude -156.5
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Location and accuracy This site is located on Moore Creek approximately 8 miles southeast of Upper Ugashik Lake in T. 30 S., R. 44 W. of the Seward Meridian (MacKevett and Holloway, 1977, locality 6; Church and others, 1989: MF-1539I, locality 19). Site location is accurate to within 3 miles.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This site represents gold placer claims located on Moore Creek as indicated on U.S. Bureau of Mines maps in 1973. Moore Creek drains an area underlain by sedimentary and volcanic units of the Jurassic Naknek Formation (Detterman and others, 1987).
Geologic map unit (-156.502086435278, 57.5992776409505)
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 Moore 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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