Keefers Bar Placer Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002313
MRDS ID A013221
Record type Site
Current site name Keefers Bar Placer Occurrence
Related records 10258651

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -157.75068, 58.906 (WGS84)
Elevation 11
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-442, LOC. 1. LOCATION IS 1 MI DOWNSTREAM FROM SCANDINAVIAN SLOUGH ON NUSHAGAK RIVER, ON WEST BANK. LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Unconsolidated Deposit > Alluvium
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Holocene

Nearby scientific data

(1) -157.75068, 58.906

Comments on the geologic information

  • MAJOR.UNITS: QUAT SEDIMENTARY ROCKS ; REG.COM: SOURCE OF PLACER GOLD UNKNOWN

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Comments on development

  • NO PRODUCTION RECORDED.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013221

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-442, LOC. 1 (1972)

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 80-909, P. 38 (1980)

  • Deposit

    USGS B 903, P. 91 (1938)

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-442-1

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit FLOUR GOLD MAY BE PANNED ON KEELERS BAR ON THE NUSHAGAK RIVER.
Deposit THIS SITE NAME WAS CREATED BY THE REPORTER OR OTHER USGS EMPLOYEE BASED ON PROXIMITY TO SOME MAJOR GEOGRAPHIC FEATURE.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1987 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Huber, Donald F.) U.S. Geological Survey