|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||LG|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||A-2|
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|Location and accuracy||The coordinates given are for the approximate center of a 0.5 mile long placered area along Flume Creek, which is about 4 miles northeast of Fox off the Steese Highway; NE1/4 sec. 18, T. 2 N., R. 1 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian.|
Geologic descriptionPlacer gold was mined by open-cut in 1915 and by small scale operations in the 1960s (Brooks, 1915; Eberlein and others, 1977).
|Geologic map unit||(-147.542440542606, 65.0005740001635)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer gold deposit (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Workings or exploration||Open-cut placer gold mining was reported in 1915 (Brooks, 1915, p. 59). Small-scale mining was reported a few years in the 1960s (Eberlein and others, 1977, p. 39).|
|Indication of production||Yes; small|
|Production notes||Mining has been reported but the amount of gold produced is unknown.|
Brooks, A.H., 1915, Mineral resources of Alaska; report on progress of investigations in 1914: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 622, 380 p.
Chapman, R.M., and Foster, R.L., 1969, Lode mines and prospects in the Fairbanks district, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 625-D, 25 p., 1 plate.
|Reporters||C.J. Freeman, J.R. Guidetti Schaefer (Avalon Development Corporation)|
|Last report date||5/4/1999|