Alaska Flyer

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 65.028
Longitude -147.565
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Location and accuracy Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 17; NE1/4SW1/4 sec. 4, T. 2 N., R. 1 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian. This prospect is on the ridge between Dome Creek and the lower tributary of Seattle Gulch, at an elevation of 1,200 feet. Accuracy is within 2,500 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

An auriferous quartz vein in schist was reported near a contact with Cretaceous-Tertiary granodiorite (Smith, 1913; B 525, p. 194).
Geologic map unit (-147.567444065986, 65.0275733558955)
Mineral deposit model Schist-hosted auriferous quartz vein near an igneous contact.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration A shaft was sunk to 30 feet (Smith, 1913; B 525, p. 194).
Indication of production None