Unnamed (ridge west of upper Timberline Creek)

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10307606
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (ridge west of upper Timberline Creek)

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.37976, 63.17363 (WGS84)
Relative position This occurrence is at an elevation of about 4,200 feet on a small knob on the north end of the ridge west of upper Timberline Creek. It is in the NW1/4 of sec. 21, T. 20 S., R. 2 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The location is accurate to within 500 feet.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.37976, 63.17363

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = The bedrock at this site is mapped as argillite by Smith (1981), who shows several east-west faults across the site area. No other information about this occurrence has been made public.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Valdez Creek

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF HE202

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Smith, T.E., 1981, Geology of the Clearwater Mountains, south-central Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Geologic Report 60, 72 p., 3 sheets, scale 1:63,360.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Smith, 1981

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 07-APR-00 D.L. Stevens Stevens Exploration Management Corporation