|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||HE|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||D-3|
|Nearby scientific data||Find additional scientific data near this location|
|Location and accuracy||This placer gold mine is on Moose Creek, a tributary of Tatlanika Creek. The map site is about a mile below the junction of Last Chance Creek, at the SE corner of sec. 31, T. 10 S., R. 6 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. This is locality 59 of Clark and Cobb (1972).|
Geologic descriptionMoose Creek drains an area underlain by Lower Mississippian to Middle Devonian Totatlanika Schist, older Paleozoic to Late Precambrian schists, and Mesozoic and Tertiary intrusive rocks. No other information about this placer gold mine has been made public.
|Geologic map unit||(-148.202334945274, 63.9995563361704)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Age of mineralization||Quaternary.|
|Workings or exploration||There were surface workings only at Moose Creek.|
|Indication of production||Undetermined|
Clark, A.L., and Cobb, E.H., 1972, Metallic mineral resources map of the Healy quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-394, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Cobb, E.H., 1978, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in the Healy quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-1062, 113 p.
|Reporters||N. Van Wyck (Stevens Exploration Management Corporation)|
|Last report date||4/7/2000|