Little Whiteman Creek

Prospect, Undetermined

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale EA
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-4
Latitude 64.2896
Longitude -142.8337
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Location and accuracy The exact location of the Little Whiteman Creek prospect is unknown. The coordinates are for the midpoint of the creek, in section 20, T. 7 S., R. 25 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The rocks in the vicinity of Little Whiteman Creek are Paleozoic quartzite, schist, marble, and greenstone that have been intruded by Mesozoic granodiorite and quartz monzonite stocks and Jurassic syenite dikes (Foster, 1976; WGM Inc., 1998 [DLR 98-10]). Little Whiteman Creek was drilled to a limited extent for placer gold, and some gold was found (Burleigh and Lear, 1994). No details are known.
Geologic map unit (-142.835989718049, 64.2892550950189)
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