Sweet Glory Occurrences, Valdez Creek District, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, USA
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Geology: The drainage area feeding the Sweet Glory gold placers is underlain by two geological units, each of which is a potential source of gold. The lower part of the drainage is Cretaceous to Jurassic interbedded conglomerate and sandstone, and flows and dikes of andesitic to latitic feldspar porphyry. The upper part of the drainage is greenstone.
Workings: There has only been surface exploration.
Commodities (Major) - Au
Development Status: None
Deposit Model: Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.
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Balen, M.D., 1990, Geochemical sampling results from the Bureau of Mines investigations in the Valdez Creek mining district, Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 34-90, 218 p., 2 plates, scale 1:250,000.