Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10307738
Record type Site
Current site name Roughneck

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.34695, 65.05168 (WGS84)
Relative position The location given is on a drill hole that encountered a 25-foot interval of weak gold mineralization (Freeman and others, 1998). The prospect is above the Bellows Creek prospect (ARDF no. LG148), approximately 2.6 miles east of Cleary Summit.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Pyrite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.34695, 65.05168

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = A single hole, 505 feet long, was drilled at the Roughneck prospect in 1998 (Freeman and others, 1998). It intersected a 25-foot interval of weak gold mineralization that averaged about 310 ppb.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Faribanks

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = A single hole, 505 feet deep, was drilled at the Roughneck prospect in 1998 (Freeman and others, 1998).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF LG149

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Freeman, C.J., Flanigan, B., Currey, J., Wolf, K., and Wietchy D.W., 1998, 1997 and 1998 Final report, Golden Summit project, Fairbanks mining district, Alaska: Avalon Development Corp. Geologic Report GS98-1, 37 p. (Report held by Freegold Recovery Inc. USA, Vancouver, British Columbia.)

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Freeman and others, 1998

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Disseminated sulfides and gold in a carbonate layer in schist, near an intrusion.

Reporter information

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