Moose Creek

Mine, Active?

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 64
Longitude -148.2
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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 setting

Geologic description

Moose 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.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration There were surface workings only at Moose Creek.
Indication of production Undetermined