|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||CY|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||A-4|
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|Location and accuracy||The location of the Irish Gulch is not known. Cobb (1972 [MF-390]) reports that it may be within the southeast quarter of the southwest quarter of the Charley River quadrangle, within the Circle mining district. Coordinates have been arbitrarily placed near the head of Maud Creek, in T. 3 N., R. 25 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian.|
Geologic descriptionThere was some placer gold found, but there is no record of mining along the creek (Mertie, 1942).
|Geologic map unit||(-142.602358217218, 65.0996755124503)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Age of mineralization||Quaternary?|
|Workings or exploration||At some point prior to 1942, placer gold was found in the creek.|
|Indication of production||Undetermined|
Additional commentsThis site is within the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve.
Cobb, E.H., 1976, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in the Charley River and Coleen quadrangles, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-632, 45 p.
|Reporters||C.E. Cameron (ADGGS)|
|Last report date||4/7/2000|