|Current site name||Iron Creek (lower)|
|Geographic coordinates:||-165.73179, 64.72208 (WGS84)|
|Relative position||Iron Creek is an informally named, small west tributary to Cripple River that is not shown on the current U.S. Geological Survey topographic map. This occurrence is 2 miles northeast of the Nome-Teller road. The occurrence, called the Lower Iron Creek gossan by Herreid (1970, figure 1), is about a half mile west of the mouth of Gold Run, another tributary to the Cripple River. The occurrence is at about 500 to 600 feet elevation and located to within about 500 feet.|
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|USGS||Alaska Resource Data File||ARDF||NM134|
Eakin, H.M., 1915, Placer mining in Seward Peninsula: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 622-I, p. 366-373.
Mulligan, J.J., and Hess, H.D., 1965, Examination of the Sinuk iron deposits, Seward Peninsula, Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 8-65, 34 p.
Herreid, G.H., 1970, Geology and geochemistry of the Sinuk area, Seward Peninsula, Alaska: Alaska Division of Mines and Minerals Geologic Report 36, 61 p., 3 sheets, scale 1:42,000.
Bundtzen, T.K., Reger, R.D., Laird, G.M., Pinney, D.S., Clautice, K.H., Liss, S.A., and Cruse, G.R., 1994, Progress report on the geology and mineral resources of the Nome mining district: Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys, Public Data-File 94-39, 21 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:63,360.
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|Deposit||Model Name = Iron oxide veins and replacement of marble and schist.|
|Reporter||12-MAR-00||Hawley, C.C. and Hudson, Travis L.||Hawley Resource Group|