Quail Creek (between Green Gulch and Eldorado Creek)

Mine, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale LG
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-6
Latitude 65.363
Longitude -149.846
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Location and accuracy Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 59; SE1/4NE1/4 sec. 8, T. 6 N., R. 11 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. This placer mine is on Quail Creek, between Green Gulch and Eldorado Creek, about 2 miles NNE of Wolverine Mountain.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Bench and/or creek placers were mined sporadically from 1898 to as recently as 1940 (Cobb, 1976; OFR 76-633). No data on total production.
Geologic map unit (-149.848504523149, 65.3625345233328)
Mineral deposit model Placer gold deposit (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Bench and/or creek placers were mined sporadically from 1898 to as recently as 1940 (Cobb, 1976; OFR 76-633).
Indication of production Yes; small
Production notes No data on total production.

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