Nils Genki

Prospect, 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 65.068
Longitude -147.39
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Location and accuracy The Nils Genki prospect is located approximately 1/2 mile NW of the Chatham mine (ARDF no. LG147) in the upper Chatham Creek drainage; SE1/4SW1/4 sec. 20, T. 3 N., R. 2 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The Nils Genki site consists of a shallow shaft on a vein that strikes N 60 E and appears to be from 10 to 12 inches wide (Hill, 1933, p. 100). The quartz is crushed and stained with both iron and arsenic oxides (Hill, 1933, p. 100).
Geologic map unit (-147.392448310749, 65.0675774727141)
Mineral deposit model Gold-quartz vein.
Alteration of deposit The quartz is crushed and stained with both iron- and arsenic-oxides (Hill, 1933, p. 100).

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration A shallow shaft was driven on a quartz vein (Hill, 1933, p. 100).
Indication of production None


MRDS Number 10307736


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