Prospect, Inactive

Alternative names

Eagan Twin Creek

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities W
Ore minerals scheelite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale LG
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-1
Latitude 65.024
Longitude -147.478
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 31; SE1/4SE1/4 sec. 2, T. 2 N., R. 1 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian. This prospect is about one mile southeast of Pedro Dome, west of the Steese highway near mile post 18.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Scheelite occurs as sparsely disseminated grains in thin (less than 6 inches) pegmatite dikes intruding granodiorite. The dikes are related to a porphyritic granite nearby (Byers, 1957, p. 206).
Geologic map unit (-147.480443026944, 65.0235758239338)
Mineral deposit model Quartz-scheelite veins.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Open cuts and several small trenches expose the dikes (Byers, 1957).
Indication of production None