Mendeltna Creek

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale VA
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-7
Latitude 61.9683
Longitude -146.4147
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Location and accuracy This prospect is located at the mouth of Mendeltna Creek on the northwest shore of Tazlina Lake. It is in the SE1/4 of section 12, T. 2 N., R. 7 W., of the Copper River Meridian and is probably accurately located. This prospect is locality 116 of Winkler and others (1981 [OFR 80-892-B]).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Placer claims were staked at this locality and current from 1971 to 1974 (U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1980; Winkler and others, 1981 [OFR 80-892-B]). They are assumed to have been staked for placer gold.
Geologic map unit (-146.416885595085, 61.9678084915642)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Holocene.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Probably only prospected.
Indication of production None