Iceworm Gulch

Prospect, Probably inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale HE
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-4
Latitude 63.76
Longitude -148.89
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This placer gold prospect is in Iceworm Gulch, a tributary of the Nenana River about 2.5 miles upstream from the town of Moody. The map site is in the NW1/4 of sec. 27, T. 13 S., R. 7 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Iceworm Gulch drains an area underlain by Birch Creek Schist and Mesozoic to Tertiary intrusive rocks. The source of the placer gold is unknown.
Geologic map unit (-148.89230772589, 63.7595431624569)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Surface only.
Indication of production None

References

MRDS Number 10307503
Reporters N. Van Wyck (Stevens Exploration Management Corporation)
Last report date 4/7/2000