|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||LG|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||A-2|
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|Location and accuracy||Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 82; SW1/4NE1/4 sec. 10, T. 2 N., R. 1 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The coordinates given are for the center of placer deposits in the lower one-half mile of Wildcat Creek. Accuracy is within 1,000 feet.|
Geologic descriptionLow-grade gold-bearing gravels were mined for about half a mile above the mouth of Wildcat Creek (Prindle and Katz, 1913, p. 101).
|Geologic map unit||(-147.719443723859, 65.0155698806677)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer gold deposit (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Workings or exploration||Mining was reported in 1912, 1913 and 1915 (Ellsworth and Davenport, 1913; Brooks, 1914; Chapin, 1914; Brooks, 1916; B 642).|
|Indication of production||Yes; small|
|Production notes||No record on amount of production.|
Brooks, A.H., 1914, Mineral resources of Alaska; report on progress of investigations in 1913: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 592, 413 p.
Brooks, A.H., 1916, Mineral resources of Alaska, report on progress of investigations in 1915: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 642, 279 p.
Chapin, Theodore, 1914, Lode mining near Fairbanks, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 592-J, p. 321-355.
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.
Ellsworth, C.E., and Davenport, R.W., 1913, Placer mining in the Yukon-Tanana region: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 542-F, p. 203-222.
|Reporters||C.J. Freeman, J.R. Guidetti Schaefer (Avalon Development Corporation)|
|Last report date||5/4/1999|