Thrift

Mine, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale LG
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-2
Latitude 65.036
Longitude -147.661
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 12; NE1/4NW1/4 sec. 1, T. 2 N., R. 1 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The Thrift mine is near the ridgetop, adjacent to the old railroad grade marked on the Livengood (A-2) quadrangle. It is just west of the Elliot Highway, about 4 miles SE of the Chatanika River.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Some ore from a quartz vein reported to have been mined and milled before 1912, yielded about 0.53 ounces of gold per ton (Smith, 1913; B 525).
Geologic map unit (-147.663445900741, 65.0355708528406)
Mineral deposit model Gold-quartz vein.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Some ore from a quartz vein reported to have been mined and milled before 1912, yielding about 0.53 ounces per ton in gold (Smith, 1913; B 525).
Indication of production Yes; small

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