Minnie Gulch

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au; Hg
Ore minerals cinnabar; gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale ID
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-4
Latitude 62.448
Longitude -157.941
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Two miles east-southeast of Flat. Accurate within 1,500 feet. Locality shown in Maloney (1962) is approximately 0.5 mile west of the site described by Bundtzen and others (1992) as Minnie Gulch.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Thin quartz stringers less than 2 inches wide contain small pockets of visible cinnabar and gold. Monzonite bedrock deeply weathered. Maximum 0.24 oz./ton gold and 0.24% mercury.
Geologic map unit (-157.943402362543, 62.4473155463311)
Mineral deposit model Polymetallic vein (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 22c)?
Mineral deposit model number 22c?

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Surface: trench.
Indication of production None