Oil Creek Occurrence, Alaska Peninsula District, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USA
Site is located in Becharof Natural Wildlife Refuge.
Location: This site represents placer claims located on Oil Creek, indicated on U.S. Bureau of Mines maps in 1973 (MacKevett and Holloway, 1977, locality 12?; Church and others, 1989, MF 1539 I, locality 14). Location is accurate to within 1 mile.
Geology: No information available.
Commodities (Major) - Au
Development Status: Undetermined.
Deposit Model: Gold placer (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
ReferencesChurch, S.E., Detterman, R.L., and Wilson, F.H., 1989, Mineral and energy resource assessment maps of the Ugashik, Bristol Bay, and western Karluk quadrangles, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF 1539-I, 2 map sheets, scale 1:250,000. MacKevett, E.M., Jr., and Holloway, C.D., 1977, Map showing metalliferous mineral deposits in the western part of southern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-169-F, 38 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000. U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1973, Alaska 1:250,000-scale quadrangle map overlays showing mineral deposit locations, principal minerals, and number and type of claims: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 20-73, 95 overlays (updated in 1986, 1987).
1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.
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Locality Updated: Channing Uranium trench, Dickinson Co., Michigan, USAFrom Paul Brandes, 12th Dec 2013 20:39:26