|Current site name
||-149.24268, 61.79956 (WGS84)
||On mountainside west of Sydney Creek, approximately 1 mile southwest of the confluence of Sydney Creek with Archangel Creek. This is locality 24 from Figure 9 (Cohen, 1982). Accurate within 1,000 feet.
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||Type of material
Mineral occurrence model information
|USGS model code
|Deposit model name
||Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
|Mark3 model number
Host and associated rocks
|Host or associated
|Stratigraphic age (youngest)
Comments on the geologic information
- Geologic Description = Details about the prospect are unavailable. Most likely, a gold-bearing quartz vein(s) cuts the Late Cretaceous Willow Creek Pluton. The Willow Creek Pluton is a zoned pluton. The outer part consists of hornblende quartz diorite and lesser hornblende tonalite; the core consists of hornblende-biotite granodiorite, and lesser hornblende-biotite quartz monzodiorite and biotite quartz monzonite.
- Age = Late Cretaceous or younger; the host of mineralization is the Late Cretaceous Willow Creek Pluton.
- Age = Host rock is Late Cretaceous.