Unnamed (in the headwaters of Steele Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale FB
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-1
Latitude 64.944
Longitude -147.456
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy The exact location of this lode prospect is uncertain; however, it is assumed that it is somewhere in the headwaters of Steele Creek where bedrock is exposed. This location is arbitrarily placed in the center of sec. 1, T. 1N., R. 1E., Fairbanks Meridian, but it could be miles away.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Mulligan (1974, p. 13) reported that the Steele Creek lode prospect consisted of a quartz vein with sparse gold. There are no other references, and the exact location was not given. It is assumed that it is somewhere in the headwaters of Steele Creek where bedrock is exposed.
Geologic map unit (-147.45843402453, 64.9435751623296)
Mineral deposit model Schist-hosted gold-quartz vein

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

References