Spruce Creek

Prospect, 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 65.056
Longitude -147.595
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 21; NE1/4SW1/4 sec. 29, T. 3 N., R. 1 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian. This prospect is near the head of Spruce Creek, about 3 miles northwest of Pedro Dome. Accuracy is within 4,000 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Lode said to carry about 0.58 ounces of gold per ton (Smith, 1913; B 525, p. 190). By 1912, a 150-foot shaft had been dug (Smith, 1913; B 525, p. 190).
Geologic map unit (-147.59744787343, 65.0555725011238)
Mineral deposit model Gold-quartz vein?

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Opened by a shaft 150 feet deep (Smith, 1913; B 525).
Indication of production Undetermined