Roughneck

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals pyrite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale LG
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-1
Latitude 65.052
Longitude -147.344
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Location and accuracy The location given is on a drill hole that encountered a 25-foot interval of weak gold mineralization (Freeman and others, 1998). The prospect is above the Bellows Creek prospect (ARDF no. LG148), approximately 2.6 miles east of Cleary Summit.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

A single hole, 505 feet long, was drilled at the Roughneck prospect in 1998 (Freeman and others, 1998). It intersected a 25-foot interval of weak gold mineralization that averaged about 310 ppb.
Geologic map unit (-147.34644629789, 65.0515780928479)
Mineral deposit model Disseminated sulfides and gold in a carbonate layer in schist, near an intrusion.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration A single hole, 505 feet deep, was drilled at the Roughneck prospect in 1998 (Freeman and others, 1998).
Indication of production None

References

MRDS Number 10307738

References

Freeman, C.J., Flanigan, B., Currey, J., Wolf, K., and Wietchy D.W., 1998, 1997 and 1998 Final report, Golden Summit project, Fairbanks mining district, Alaska: Avalon Development Corp. Geologic Report GS98-1, 37 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