Gil

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10307749
Record type Site
Current site name Gil

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.10594, 65.02468 (WGS84)
Relative position The Gil prospect is located on the ridge approximtely 1 mile southeast of the confluence of Fairbanks Creek and Fish Creek.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.10594, 65.02468

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Drilling on the Gil East prospect in the 1990's intercepted up to 160 feet of 0.09 ounces of gold per ton. The indicated and inferred resource at the Gil prospects is 10.7 million tons that contains 0.042 ounces of gold per ton (Szumigala and Swainbank, 1999, p. 9).

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect

Mining district

District name Fairbanks

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • Reserves = the indicated and inferred resource at the Gil prospect is 10.7 million tons that contains 0.042 ounces of gold per ton (Szumigala and Swainbank, 1999, p. 9).

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Drilling and soil sampling.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF LG200

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Szumigala, D.J., and Swainbank, R.C., 1999, Alaska's mineral industry 1998: Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys Special Report SR 53, 71 p.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Szumigala, 1999

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Gold skarn; carbonate replacement.

Reporter information

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