Liberty Bell Mine, Bonnifield District, Denali Borough, Alaska, USA
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Located about 5.6 miles S-SE of Rex Dome in the NW1/4 of sect.13,T.10S.,R.7W.,Fairbanks Meridian.
In 1918,consisted of a 35'tunnel and a 15' deep shaft.Development was reported in 1922,1923,and 1924.By 1930,developments included more than 1000' of adits,shafts, and raises.Little work was done in 1934 due to caving,which made it quite expensive.Closed in 1936.
Since that time,extensive drilling has taken place in the 1970's.
Drilling results have indicated that in the NW copper zonethat approx. 2 million tons of ore with an avg. grade of 0.05 oz./ton,and the mine zone approx.1.24 million tons with an avg. grade of 0.1 oz./ton,exists.The total indicted potential is about 250,000 ozs. of gold.
Reference:USGS OFR 98-287(Freeman,1998)
18 valid minerals.
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