Ixl

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10307733
Record type Site
Current site name Ixl

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.41596, 65.06968 (WGS84)
Relative position The IXL prospect is located 500 feet downstream from the Blue Moon Mazeppa prospect (ARDF no. LG128) on north side of Chatham Creek; SE1/4 sec. 19, T. 3 N., R. 2 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.41596, 65.06968

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = The claim was being explored by Fred C. Robinson in 1938 and 25 tons of high grade material was hand cobbed from the dumps. This ore averaged $22 per ton in gold (0.63 ounces of gold per ton) (Reed, 1939).

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Fairbanks

Comments on the production information

  • Production Notes = Twenty five tons of material averaging 0.63 ounces of gold per ton was hand cobbled from the dumps (Reed, 1939).

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = The IXL prospect was originally discovered prior to 1912 and was known as the Union claim. The IXL prospect eventually came under the ownership of Nels Giske, Paul Ringseth, Willie Larson and Louis Grimsmoe who staked the North Star Group which included the North Star, Union, Bill Taft and Grimsmoe claims (Times Publishing Company, 1912). The claim was being explored by Fred C. Robinson in 1938 and 25 tons of high grade material was hand cobbled from the dumps. This ore averaged $22 per ton in gold (0.63 ounces of gold per ton) (Reed, 1939).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF LG126

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Reed, I.M., 1939, Report on lode mining and development in the year 1938 in the Fairbanks mining district, Alaska: Alaska Territorial Department of Mines Internal Report 26 p.

  • Deposit

    Freeman, C.J., 1992, 1991 Golden Summit project final report, volume 2: Historical summary of lode mines and prospects in the Golden Summit project area, Alaska: Avalon Development Corp., 159 p. (Report held by Freegold Recovery Inc. USA, Vancouver, British Columbia.)

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Reed, 1939

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