Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Delusion Creek Occurrence, Valdez Creek District, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, USA

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
 
 
MAS/MIL number 20760088.
Location: This placer occurrence is located on Delusion Creek, just above its junction with Watana Creek. It is near the center of the eastern side of sec. 18, T. 32 N., R. 7 E. of the Seward Meridian. The location is accurate to within 1/2 mile.
Geology: Placer claims were staked in 1979 but were abandoned in 1981 (Kurtak and others, 1992). The alluvial deposits at this placer occurrence are underlain by schist, migmatite, and granite (Kurtak and others, 1992). A stream sediment sample contains 0.002 ounce of gold per cubic yard, 160 parts per million tungsten, and 4 parts per billion palladium.
Workings: Placer claims were staked in 1979 but were abandoned in 1981 (Kurtak and others, 1992). Limited stream sampling by the U.S. Bureau of Mines (Kurtak and others, 1992).
Age: Quaternary placer.

Commodities (Major) - Au, Pd; (Minor) - W
Development Status: None
Deposit Model: Placer Au-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)

Mineral List



1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.

The above list contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.

References

Csejtey, 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. Kurtak, J.M., Southworth, D.D., Balen, M.D., and Clautice, K.H., 1992, Mineral investigations in the Valdez Creek mining district, south-central Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 1-92, 659 p., 2 plates, scale 1:250,000.

 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2020, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: March 30, 2020 12:23:05 Page generated: January 25, 2015 14:17:29
Go to top of page