Mist Creek Placer Prospect

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002404
MRDS ID A013322
Record type Site
Current site name Mist Creek Placer Prospect
Related records 10282772

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -133.85225, 57.99336 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USBM OFR 85-86, FIG. 4, LOC. 152. LOCATION IS AT MOUTH OF MIST CREEK. PLACER EXTENDS AT LEAST 0.5 MI. UPSTREAM ON MIST CREEK. 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

Analytical data

Result 0.1 CY PLACER SAMPLE CONTAINED TRACE OF VISIBLE GOLD.

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -133.85225, 57.99336

Comments on the geologic information

  • MAJOR.UNITS: BEDROCK CONSISTS OF CRETACEOUS GRANODIORITE AND TONALITE. ; REG.COM: SOURCE OF PLACER IS UNKNOWN.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Juneau

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Comments on development

  • PLACER CLAIMS STAKED IN 1980.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013322

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USBM OFR 85-86, P. 46, FIG. 4, LOC. 152 (1986)

  • Other Database

    USBM OFR 85-86, P. 46, FIG. 4, LOC. 152 (1986)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit VERY LITTLE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON DEPOSIT. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
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-JUN-1987 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Huber, Donald F.) U.S. Geological Survey