|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||CI|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-4|
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|Location and accuracy||Location is approximate site of claims in 1977, NW1/4 NE1/4 sec. 33, T. 6 N., R. 11 E. Fryingpan Creek is a tributary to Birch Creek.|
Geologic descriptionFour to five ft of pay gravel lies underneath 15 ft of overburden. Depth to schist bedrock is about 20 ft (Ellsworth and Parker, 1911). Good gold values were reported by prospectors in the winter of 1910-1911 (Ellsworth and Parker, 1911). Production by Paul Manuel was reported in the 1990s but the quantities are unknown.
|Geologic map unit||(-145.559443130083, 65.3106178923517)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer gold deposit (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Workings or exploration||Prospect hole about 20 ft deep, 1909-1910 (Ellsworth and Parker, 1911).|
|Indication of production||Undetermined|
|Production notes||Production by Paul Manuel in the 1990s; quantities unknown.|
Additional commentsAn access road to placer operations was completed in the mid-1980s.
Cobb, E.H., 1972, Metallic mineral resources map of the Circle quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-391, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Cobb, E.H., 1976, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in the Circle quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-633, 72 p.
Eberlein, G. D., Chapman, R. M., Foster, H. L., and Gassaway, J. S., 1977, Map and table describing known metalliferous and selected nonmetalliferous mineral deposits in central Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 77-168D, 132 p.
|Reporters||C.J. Freeman, J.R. Guidetti Schaefer, A.S. Clements (Avalon Development Corporation)|
|Last report date||9/9/1998|