|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||FB|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||D-3|
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|Location and accuracy||The Camp Bird prospect is on the right limit of Eva Creek at an elevation of about 1,100 feet in the SW1/4 sec. 32, T. 1 N., R. 2 W., Fairbanks Meridian; it is across the creek from the Clipper Mine (FB047) and about 100 feet in elevation above the creek bed (Reed, 1938, p. 10). It is about 1.5 miles north of the town of Ester. The prospect is locality 149 of Chapman and Foster (1969).|
Geologic descriptionThe only information reported for the Camp Bird prospect was that two shafts and a tunnel were sunk on a vein (Reed, 1938, p. 10).
|Geologic map unit||(-148.011429504854, 64.8665635683642)|
|Mineral deposit model||Schist-hosted gold-quartz vein?|
|Workings or exploration||A tunnel and two shafts were driven on a vein (Reed, 1938, p. 10). The tunnel was driven 90 feet and a 20-foot winze was sunk about 30 feet from the portal. In the summer of 1938, a 28-foot shaft and a 60-foot shaft were sunk on the prospect.|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsIn 1938, the property was owned by Patrick McLaughlin and G. B. Stark and was under lease to Bill Stark and Mike Yakopatz (Reed, 1938, p. 10).
Chapman, R.M., and Foster, R.L., 1969, Lode mines and prospects in the Fairbanks district, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 625-D, 25 p., 1 plate.
|Reporters||J.R. Guidetti Schaefer and C.J. Freeman (Avalon Development Corporation)|
|Last report date||7/31/2001|