IXL

Mine, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale LG
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-1
Latitude 65.07
Longitude -147.413
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy The IXL prospect is located 500 feet downstream from the Blue Moon Mazeppa prospect (ARDF no. LG128) on north side of Chatham Creek; SE1/4 sec. 19, T. 3 N., R. 2 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The claim was being explored by Fred C. Robinson in 1938 and 25 tons of high grade material was hand cobbed from the dumps. This ore averaged $22 per ton in gold (0.63 ounces of gold per ton) (Reed, 1939).
Geologic map unit (-147.415448477313, 65.0695772056025)
Mineral deposit model Gold-quartz vein.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration The IXL prospect was originally discovered prior to 1912 and was known as the Union claim. The IXL prospect eventually came under the ownership of Nels Giske, Paul Ringseth, Willie Larson and Louis Grimsmoe who staked the North Star Group which included the North Star, Union, Bill Taft and Grimsmoe claims (Times Publishing Company, 1912). The claim was being explored by Fred C. Robinson in 1938 and 25 tons of high grade material was hand cobbled from the dumps. This ore averaged $22 per ton in gold (0.63 ounces of gold per ton) (Reed, 1939).
Indication of production Yes; small
Production notes Twenty five tons of material averaging 0.63 ounces of gold per ton was hand cobbled from the dumps (Reed, 1939).

References

MRDS Number 10307733

References

Freeman, C.J., 1992, 1991 Golden Summit project final report, volume 2: Historical summary of lode mines and prospects in the Golden Summit project area, Alaska: Avalon Development Corp., 159 p. (Report held by Freegold Recovery Inc. USA, Vancouver, British Columbia.)
Reporters C.J. Freeman, J.R. Guidetti Schaefer (Avalon Development Corporation)
Last report date 5/4/1999