Hirschberger and Zimmerman

Mine, 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 -147.45
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Location and accuracy Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 33; SW1/4NE1/4 sec. 1, T. 2 N., R. 1 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The mine is located in the vicinity of Twin Creek, about 8 miles by road northeast of Fox along the Steese Highway. Accuracy is within 1,500 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Ore was shipped in 1911 from an auriferous vein said to be 1 to 5 feet wide (Brooks, 1912, p. 32).
Geologic map unit (-147.452444447219, 65.034576248393)
Mineral deposit model Gold-quartz vein.

Production and reserves

Indication of production Yes; small