Unnamed (headwaters of Nome Creek)

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodity Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001518
MRDS ID A012265
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (headwaters of Nome Creek)

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -146.51186, 65.45471 (WGS84)
Relative position The location is the site of sample 9FR438, plate 1, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-479 (Foster and others, 1984). It is approximately 2 miles SW of Mt. Prindle, NE1/4 NE1/4 sec. 9, T. 7 N., R. 6 E.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Silver Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -146.51186, 65.45471

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = A large gossan zone was explored for silver. The gossan is near the contact between the Mt. Prindle pluton and schistose country rock (Foster and others, 1984).

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Active

Mining district

District name Fairbanks

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Surface samples taken.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012265
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF CI075

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Foster, H.L., O'Leary, R.M, McDougal, C.M, and Menzie, W.D., 1984, Analyses of rock samples from the Circle quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-479, 126 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Foster and others, 1984.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Other Comments = See also Roy Creek, ARDF no. CI051.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 14-SEP-98 C.J. Freeman Avalon Development Corporation
Reporter 14-SEP-98 J.R. Guidetti Schaefer Avalon Development Corporation
Reporter 14-SEP-98 Clements, A.S. Avalon Development Corporation