Thompson and Burns

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-1
Latitude 65.035
Longitude -147.485
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 30; NW1/4NE1/4 sec. 2, T. 2 N., R. 1 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian. This prospect tunnel is just above the Central Star shaft, on the south side of the west fork of Skoogy Gulch, at an elevation of 2,100 feet. Accuracy is within 1,000 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

A tunnel was driven N 70 W along a fracture dipping 80 S (Hill, 1933). Reddish-yellow, crushed brecciated schist and dike rock were on the dump and two samples assayed no more than 83 cents of gold per ton or 0.04 ounces of gold per ton (Hill, 1933).
Geologic map unit (-147.487444260365, 65.0345758752426)
Mineral deposit model Gold-quartz vein.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration An exploration tunnel was driven along a fracture sometime before 1933 (Hill, 1933).
Indication of production Undetermined