Unnamed (upper Moose Creek)

Occurrence, Probably inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale HE
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-3
Latitude 63.98
Longitude -148.09
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 3,400 feet, onthe northeast wall of the valley of Moose Creek, about 2 miles upstream from its junction with Last Chance Creek. The map site is in the NE1/4 of sec. 11, T. 11 S., R. 3 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The location is accurate to within 1 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The country rocks in the general area of this occurrence are thrust slices of Lower Mississippian to Middle Devonian Totatlanika Schist (Wilson and others, 1998), small, Tertiary hypabyssal intrusions (Wahrhaftig, 1970; GQ805). The occurrence reportedly is a gold lode.
Geologic map unit (-148.092332743333, 63.9795587332959)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration There has only been surface exploration.
Indication of production None