Upper Limits Prospect, Yentna District, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, USA
MAS/MIL number 20760045.
Location: The Upper Limits placer prospect is at the head of the Talkeetna River just downstream from lake 4408. The location is accurate to within one mile.
Geology: The upper part of the Talkeetna River drains an area underlain by Tertiary volcanic rocks (Csejtey and others, 1978). A placer claim was staked by Franklin and Anna Jones (E.J. McFaul and others, unpub. data, 2000). The gold occurs in the alluvial gravel deposits.
Workings: A placer claim was staked by Franklin and Anna Jones (E.J. McFaul and others, unpub. data, 2000).
Age: Quaternary placer.
Commodities (Major) - Au
Development Status: None
Deposit Model: Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
ReferencesCsejtey, Bela, Jr., Nelson, W.H., Jones, D.L., Silberling, N.J., Dean, R.M., Morris, M.S., Lanphere, M.A., Smith, J.G., and Silberman, M.L, 1978, Reconnaissance geologic map and geochronology, Talkeetna Mountains quadrangle, northern part of Anchorage quadrangle, and southwest part of Healy quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-558-A, 60 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.
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Locality Updated: High Rake (Bow Rake), Great Longstone, Derbyshire, England, UKFrom Knut Edvard Larsen, 7th Dec 2013 13:49:34