Nils Genki

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10307736
Record type Site
Current site name Nils Genki

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.39296, 65.06768 (WGS84)
Relative position The Nils Genki prospect is located approximately 1/2 mile NW of the Chatham mine (ARDF no. LG147) in the upper Chatham Creek drainage; SE1/4SW1/4 sec. 20, T. 3 N., R. 2 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary


  • (Local) The quartz is crushed and stained with both iron- and arsenic-oxides (Hill, 1933, p. 100).

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.39296, 65.06768

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = The Nils Genki site consists of a shallow shaft on a vein that strikes N 60 E and appears to be from 10 to 12 inches wide (Hill, 1933, p. 100). The quartz is crushed and stained with both iron and arsenic oxides (Hill, 1933, p. 100).

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 = A shallow shaft was driven on a quartz vein (Hill, 1933, p. 100).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF LG143

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Hill, J.M., 1933, Lode deposits of the Fairbanks District, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 849-B, p. 29-163.

  • 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 = Hill, 1933

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