|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||LG|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||A-1|
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|Location and accuracy||Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 92; SE1/4 sec. 4, T. 3 N., R. 3 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The mine and tailings are marked on the Livengood (A-1) quadrangle; it is about 1 mile north of Coffee Dome.|
Geologic descriptionGold in stream gravels was discovered in 1921 (Brooks, 1923). Mining took place from 1937 to 1940 (Cobb, 1976; OFR 76-633, p. 110).
|Geologic map unit||(-147.141450629498, 65.1125838308708)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer gold deposit (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Workings or exploration||Placer mining from 1937 to 1940 (Cobb, 1976; OFR 76-633, p. 110).|
|Indication of production||Yes; small|
|Production notes||Placer mining from 1937 to 1940, but no record of production (Cobb, 1976; OFR 76-633, p. 110).|
Brooks, A.H., 1923, The Alaska mining industry in 1921: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 739-A, p. 1-50.
Cobb, E.H., 1972, Metallic mineral resources map of the Livengood quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-413, 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000.
Cobb, E.H., 1976, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in the Livengood quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-819, 241 p.
Smith, P.S., 1939, Mineral industry of Alaska in 1937: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 910-A, p. 1-113.
Smith, P.S., 1939, Mineral industry of Alaska in 1938: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 917-A, p. 1-113.
Smith, P.S., 1941, Mineral industry of Alaska in 1939: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 926-A, p. 1-106.
|Reporters||C.J. Freeman, J.R. Guidetti Schaefer (Avalon Development Corporation)|
|Last report date||5/4/1999|