Middle Fork Chandalar River

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CH
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-3
Latitude 67.4
Longitude -148.01
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Location and accuracy The occurrence is on the Middle Fork Chandalar River approximately 1/2 mile above the mouth of Trilby Creek and about 15 miles southeast of Chandalar (sec. 2, T. 30 N., R. 2 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian). The location is accurate within a 1-mile radius.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Reed (1930, MR 31-4, p. 10) reported that in the early days (about 1910), $6 to $7 in gold per day was picked up off bedrock cropping out in the stream bed but that no further work had been done up to that time. No other information is available on this occurrence.
Geologic map unit (-148.012715687236, 67.3996168737764)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Indication of production Undetermined