Hirschberger and Zimmerman

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002902
MRDS ID A015391
Record type Site
Current site name Hirschberger and Zimmerman
Related records 10160317

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.45295, 65.03467 (WGS84)
Relative position Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 33; SW1/4NE1/4 sec. 1, T. 2 N., R. 1 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The mine is located in the vicinity of Twin Creek, about 8 miles by road northeast of Fox along the Steese Highway. Accuracy is within 1,500 feet.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.45295, 65.03467

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Ore was shipped in 1911 from an auriferous vein said to be 1 to 5 feet wide (Brooks, 1912, p. 32).

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Fairbanks

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015391
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF LG087

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Brooks, A.H., 1912, The Alaska mining industry in 1911, in Brooks, A.H., and others, Mineral resources of Alaska, 1911: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 520, p. 17-44.

  • Deposit

    Chapman, R.M., and Foster, R.L., 1969, Lode mines and prospects in the Fairbanks district, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 625-D, 25 p., 1 plate.

  • Deposit

    Cobb, E.H., 1976, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in the Circle quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-633, 72 p.

  • Deposit

    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.

  • Deposit

    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.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Brooks, 1912

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Gold-quartz vein.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 04-MAY-1999 C.J. Freeman Avalon Development Corporation
Reporter 04-MAY-1999 J.R. Guidetti Schaefer Avalon Development Corporation