Wolf Creek

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10308630
Record type Site
Current site name Wolf Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.40096, 65.07868 (WGS84)
Relative position The location given is on a series of reverse circulation holes drilled on a 2,900 ppb gold in soil anomaly (Freeman and others, 1998); Three holes were spaced approximately 300 feet apart in a north-south orientation; NW1/4 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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.40096, 65.07868

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = This northeast-trending gold soil anomaly is part of the district scale Dolphin shear zone. Anomalous gold is associated with anomalous As, Pb, Sb and sporadic Bi (Freeman and others, 1998). This regional structure also controls mineralization on the Dolphin prospect (ARDF no. LG112) and Cleary Hill mine (ARDF no. LG119) to the southwest. At this prospect, the structure juxtaposes lower plate rocks of the Fairbanks Schist on the southeast with upper plate rocks of the Chatanika terrane on the northwest. Three holes were drilled in the Wolf Creek area. While all of them had anomalous gold values, none of the intercepts exceeded 350 ppb (Freeman and others, 1998).

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Fairbanks

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Four reverse circulation holes were drilled in the Wolf Creek area 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 LG138

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 = Gold-quartz vein.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 04-MAY-1999 C.J. Freeman, J.R. Guidetti Schaefer Avalon Development Corporation