Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10307735
Record type Site
Current site name Morgana

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.37096, 65.09468 (WGS84)
Relative position SW1/4SW1/4 sec.9, T. 3 N., R. 2 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The coordinates given are for the southeast corner of a soil grid; it is about a mile north of the junction of Wolf and Goose Creeks. The property is accessed by the Fairbanks-Circle trail, a seasonal four-wheel-drive road. An ATV trail turns off the Fairbanks-Circle trail at about mile 1.1 and continues to the NW for about 2 miles to the grid.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary


  • (Local) Calc-silicate alteration.

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.37096, 65.09468

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Altered, carbonaceous schist in old prospect pits assayed 60 ppb gold. The highest assay of approximately 520 soil samples was 725 ppb gold. Six reverse circulation holes were drilled in the area and returned assays of 60 feet of 154 ppb gold and 10 feet of 140 ppb gold (D. McCoy, written 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 = Old prospect pits that revealed gold mineralization were followed up with soil sampling and reverse circulation drilling in 1997.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF LG137

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 = Carbonaceous, schist-hosted, gold-bearing quartz veins and gouge.

Reporter information

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