|Current site name||Straight Creek Springs|
|Geographic coordinates:||-154.39084, 62.16946 (WGS84)|
|Relative position||Straight Creek Springs (more than a dozen distinct springs are known) are located on the west limit of Straight Creek valley just down stream from the Chip Loy deposit (MG032). The springs occur at an elevation of 2,800 feet (853 m) in the W1/2 sec. 15, T. 24 N., R. 28 W., of the Seward Meridian. The coordinates are in the center of the spring system. The reporter visited the site in 1998.|
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|Agency||Database name||Acronym||Record ID||Notes|
|USGS||Alaska Resource Data File||ARDF||MG031|
Churkin, Michael Jr., and Carter, Claire, 1996, Stratigraphy, structure, and graptolites of an Ordovician and Silurian sequence in the Terra Cotta Mountains, Alaska Range, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1555, 84 pages.
Bundtzen, T.K., Harris, E.E., and Gilbert, W.G., 1997, Geologic Map of the eastern McGrath quadrangle, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigations 97-14, 34 pages, one sheet, scale 1:125,000.
Herreid, G.H., 1968, Geological and geochemical investigations southwest of Farewell, Alaska: Alaska Division of Mines and Geology Geologic Report 26, 24 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:75,000.
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|Deposit||Model Name = Unknown; anomalous values are apparently derived from Ordovician-Silurian black shale section.|
|Deposit||Other Comments = the gossan occurs in the same stratigarphic position as exists in the Crash (MG049) and Dahl (MG053) prospects in the 'Farewell mineral belt'.|
|Reporter||25-NOV-98||T.K. Bundtzen||Pacific Rim Geological Consulting|