Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10307721
Record type Site
Current site name Fran

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.51496, 65.05867 (WGS84)
Relative position The location given is the center of the Fran claim block which is approximately 2640 feet by 2640 feet; it is just east of the site of the 'Eldorado Camp' on upper Eldorado Creek.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.51496, 65.05867

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Northeast-trending gold quartz veins, associated with anomalous gold in soils, are reported on the west half of the property (D. Wietchy, oral commun., 1999).

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Fairbanks

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Random soil sampling and resampling of old shafts (D. Wietchy, oral commun., 1999).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF LG057

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Freeman, C.J., and Schaefer, Janet, 1999: Alaska Resource Data File, Livengood quadrangle: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-574, 464 p.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = This description

General comments

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

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 04-MAY-99 C.J. Freeman, J.R. Guidetti Schaefer Avalon Development Corporation