Unnamed (upper Moose Creek)

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10307532
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (upper Moose Creek)

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.09286, 63.97963 (WGS84)
Relative position This occurrence is at an elevation of about 3,400 feet, onthe northeast wall of the valley of Moose Creek, about 2 miles upstream from its junction with Last Chance Creek. The map site is in the NE1/4 of sec. 11, T. 11 S., R. 3 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The location is accurate to within 1 mile.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -148.09286, 63.97963

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = The country rocks in the general area of this occurrence are thrust slices of Lower Mississippian to Middle Devonian Totatlanika Schist (Wilson and others, 1998), small, Tertiary hypabyssal intrusions (Wahrhaftig, 1970: GQ805). The occurrence reportedly is a gold lode.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Probably inactive

Mining district

District name Bonnifield

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = There has only been surface exploration.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF HE090

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Wilson, F.H., Dover, J.H., Bradley, D.C., Weber, F.R., Bundtzen, T.K., and Haeussler, P.J., 1998, Geologic map of central (interior) Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-133, 17 p., 2 sheetsm, scale 1:500,000.

  • Deposit

    Wahrhaftig, Clyde, 1970, Geologic map of the Healy D-3 quadrangle: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Quadrangle Map GQ-805, scale 1:63,360.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = This record

Reporter information

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