Iceworm Gulch

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10307503
Record type Site
Current site name Iceworm Gulch

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.89286, 63.75961 (WGS84)
Relative position This placer gold prospect is in Iceworm Gulch, a tributary of the Nenana River about 2.5 miles upstream from the town of Moody. The map site is in the NW1/4 of sec. 27, T. 13 S., R. 7 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 119
USGS model code 39a
BC deposit profile C01. C02
Deposit model name Placer Au-PGE
Mark3 model number 54

Nearby scientific data

(1) -148.89286, 63.75961

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Iceworm Gulch drains an area underlain by Birch Creek Schist and Mesozoic to Tertiary intrusive rocks. The source of the placer gold is unknown.
  • Age = Quaternary.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Probably inactive

Mining district

District name Bonnifield

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Surface only.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF HE017

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Stevens, D.L., 2001, Alaska Resource Data File, Healy quadrangle: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-109, 441 p.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = This record

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 07-APR-00 N. Van Wyck Stevens Exploration Management Corporation