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Unnamed Prospect (ARDF - PE037; near Crittenden Creek), Petersburg District, Wrangell-Petersburg Borough, Alaska, USA

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Location: Location known only from claim records (U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1980) and probably is at least generally correct. Single placer claim staked in Crittenden Creek somewhere in section 2 or 11, T. 62 S, R. 84 E.
Geology: A single placer claim was staked in 1974-1975 but apparently has not been active since (U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1980). Country rock in vicinity is Tertiary-Cretaceous biotite schist (Brew, 1997 [OF 97-156-H]). No other deposits are nearby.
Workings: A single placer claim was staked in 1974-1975 but apparently has not been active since.

Commodities (Major) - Au?
Development Status: Undetermined.
Deposit Model: Gold placer?

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Brew, D.A., 1997, Reconnaissance geologic map of the Petersburg C-1 quadrangle, southeastern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-156-H, 23 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360. Grybeck, D.J., Berg, H.C., and Karl, S.M., 1984, Map and description of the mineral deposits in the Petersburg and eastern Port Alexander quadrangles: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-837, 86 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000. U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1980, Claim map, Petersburg quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Map 117, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.

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