Grizzly Creek

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10307536
Record type Site
Current site name Grizzly Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.04284, 63.74963 (WGS84)
Relative position This placer gold prospect is on Grizzly Creek, a tributary of the Wood River. The map site is in the NW1/4 of sec. 36, T. 13 S., R. 3 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) -148.04284, 63.74963

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Bedrock in the area of the Grizzly Creek placer prospect consists of Cantwell Formation, and of Upper Triassic calcareous sedimentary rocks intruded by gabbro plugs and sills (Wilson and others, 1998).
  • 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 = There are surface workings only.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF HE095

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Smith, P.S., 1938, Mineral industry of Alaska in 1936: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 897-A, p. 1-107.

  • Deposit

    Cobb, E.H., 1978, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in the Healy quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-1062, 113 p.

  • 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.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Cobb, 1978 (OFR 78-1062)

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