|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||LG|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||A-1|
|Nearby scientific data||Find additional scientific data near this location|
|Location and accuracy||Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 91; NE1/4 sec. 28, T. 3 N., R. 3 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian. Deep Creek is a tributary of Fairbanks Creek, about a mile east of the old town of Meehan. Accuracy is within 1,000 feet.|
Geologic descriptionPlacer gold was discovered in 1913 (Chapin, 1914, p. 359). There is no indication of further activity on the creek.
|Geologic map unit||(-147.144444305673, 65.0605833211915)|
|Mineral deposit model||Placer gold deposit (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).|
|Mineral deposit model number||39a|
|Workings or exploration||Some placer exploration in 1913 (Chapin, 1914).|
|Indication of production||Yes; small|
|Production notes||No record of amount of production.|
Chapin, Theodore, 1914, Lode mining near Fairbanks, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 592-J, p. 321-355.
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.
|Reporters||C.J. Freeman, J.R. Guidetti Schaefer (Avalon Development Corporation)|
|Last report date||5/4/1999|