Eagle Creek Gulch

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ag; Au
Other commodities Th; U; W
Ore minerals gold; radioactive minerals; scheelite
Gangue minerals magnetite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MD
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-4
Latitude 63.15
Longitude -154.88
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Location and accuracy The Eagle Creek Gulch occurrence is iocated just below the Stone Lode (MD074), in Section 17, T. 27 S., R. 21 E., of the Kateel River Meridian. Location is known to within 2,500 feet (762m).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The Eagle Creek Gulch placer occurrence is a poorly understood concentration of placer gold at the head of Eagle Creek, below the Stone gold skarn deposit (MD074). May be, in part, a residual placer deposit. Age of mineralization is unknown.
Geologic map unit (-154.882325450709, 63.1493876675745)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39c).
Mineral deposit model number 39c

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Some placer mining has taken place in the 1920s and 1930s but no production records were found.
Indication of production Yes; small
Production notes Production tests were completed in the 1920s and 1930s; unkown production.

Additional comments

The Eagle Creek Gulch prospect is on lands conveyed to Doyon Ltd. For additional information, contact Doyon Ltd. at 210 1st Ave., Fairbanks,
Alaska, 99701.

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