Dexter Creek

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-3
Latitude 63.96
Longitude -148.34
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Location and accuracy This placer gold prospect is on Dexter Creek, a tributary of the Totatlanika River. The map site is near the center of sec. 16, T. 11 S., R. 4 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Dexter Creek drains an area underlain by Paleozoic to Upper Precambrian metasedimentary and metavolcanic rocks cut by Mesozoic intrusive rocks. The source of the placer gold in Dexter Creek is presumed to be as-yet undiscovered gold-bearing lodes in its drainage area.
Geologic map unit (-148.342330261668, 63.9595528928859)
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 There are only surface workings.
Indication of production None


MRDS Number 10307529
Reporters N. Van Wyck (Stevens Exploration Management Corporation)
Last report date 4/7/2000