Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Other commodities Pb
Ore minerals galena; gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale LG
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-1
Latitude 65.031
Longitude -147.467
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Location and accuracy Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 30; SW1/4NW1/4 sec. 1, T. 2 N., R. 1 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The Goepfert prospect is located at the mouth of Skoogy Gulch, about 8 miles northeast of Fox along the Steese Highway. Accuracy is within 1,000 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Cobb (1976) reports that there are at least two prospects. At one prospect, a short adit follows a thin auriferous quartz vein in granite near a contact with schist; at another prospect, a short adit was driven on a ledge containing galena. No mining was reported.
Geologic map unit (-147.469443898434, 65.0305760182189)
Mineral deposit model Gold-quartz vein.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Smith (1913, B 525) reported that a short adit had been driven in granite near a contact with schist.
Indication of production None
Production notes No production reported.