Nugget Gulch

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SO
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-5
Latitude 64.772
Longitude -164.286
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Nugget Gulch is a small headwater tributary to the Solomon River. Its mouth is at an elevation of about 490 feet, about 8 miles north of Quigleys Camp on the Solomon River. It is locality 96 of Cobb (1972, MF 445; 1978, OF 78-181).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

There is one early report that prospecting for placer gold occurred on Nugget Gulch (Smith, 1909).
Geologic map unit (-164.288611342946, 64.7712585046953)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Some surface prospecting has occurred on this creek.
Indication of production Undetermined