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The tributaries of the Chistochina River contain placer gold and platinum.
It embraces the watershed of the south slopes of the Wrangell Mountains, especially along the streams feeding into the Copper River, below the mouth of the Chitina River. Very many lode mines along the Bremmer River. Nelchina District Albert Creek and the area streams in the northwestern part of the district all contain placer gold. Fall Creek and most of the streams in the southeastern part of the distirct contain gold. Nizina District The Nizna River and tributaries contain placer gold.
Golcanda Creek is said to be real good. There is fine gold in all the streams that drain the Chugach Mountains. Dan Creek produced real well, overounces of placer is said to have come from this creek. Prince William Sound District The streams draining the area lode mines around Valdez contain placer gold.
The streams near Port Nellie Jaun all contain some placer gold. Yakatagu The White River and its tributaries contain gold. The beach placers near Yakataga are said to be real rich. It is a very large area and contains some of Alaska best placer ground.
The area between Eagle, on the border of Canada’s Yukon Territory, to Tanana, almost miles away being the most productive gold producing areas. The region has produced around 13, ounces of gold, mostly from placer sources.