|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||LG|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||C-6|
|Nearby scientific data||Find additional scientific data near this location|
|Location and accuracy||Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 62. This placer mine is along Troublesome Creek, just below the mouth of Union Creek; NW1/4SW1/4 sec. 22, T. 8 N., R. 10 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian.|
Geologic descriptionBy 1912, placer gold was found in Troublesome Creek (Prindle and Katz, 1913, p. 146). Both prospecting and mining have been reported (Mertie, 1934, p. 192). A sample from below the mouth of Union Creek contained barite, hematite, magnetite, ilmenite, picotite, pyrite, cinnabar, gold, garnet, galena, zircon and cassiterite (Waters, 1934, p. 236).
|Geologic map unit||(-149.603523248383, 65.5055422053679)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer gold deposit (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Workings or exploration||Both prospecting and mining have been reported (Mertie, 1934, p. 192).|
|Indication of production||Yes; small|
|Production notes||Both prospecting and mining have been reported, but there is no data on production (Mertie, 1934, p. 192).|
|MRDS Number||A015476; A015477|
Cobb, E.H., 1972, Metallic mineral resources map of the Livengood quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-413, 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000.
Cobb, E.H., 1976, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in the Livengood quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-819, 241 p.
Joesting, H. R., 1942, Strategic mineral occurrences in interior Alaska: Alaska Territorial Department of Mines Pamphlet no. 1, 50 p.
Malone, Kevin, 1965, Mercury in Alaska, in Mercury potential of the United States: U.S. Bureau of Mines Information Circular 8252, p. 31-59.
Mertie, J.B., Jr., 1934, Mineral deposits of the Rampart and Hot Springs districts, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 844-D, p. 163-226.
Prindle, L.M., and Katz, F.J., 1913, Detailed description of the Fairbanks district, in Prindle, L.M., A geologic reconnaissance of the Fairbanks quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 525, p. 59-152.
Waters, A.E., 1934, Placer concentrates of the Rampart and Hot Springs district: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 844-D, p. 163-246.
|Reporters||C.J. Freeman, J.R. Guidetti Schaefer (Avalon Development Corporation)|
|Last report date||5/4/1999|