Grizzly 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 C-3
Latitude 63.75
Longitude -148.04
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Location and accuracy This placer gold prospect is on Grizzly Creek, a tributary of the Wood River. The map site is in the NW1/4 of sec. 36, T. 13 S., R. 3 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Bedrock in the area of the Grizzly Creek placer prospect consists of Cantwell Formation, and of Upper Triassic calcareous sedimentary rocks intruded by gabbro plugs and sills (Wilson and others, 1998).
Geologic map unit (-148.042307551747, 63.7495563892748)
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 surface workings only.
Indication of production Yes; small