Alaska Department of Natural Resources
The Mining Resources Section has comprehensive information on the current state of the industry as well as future prospects.
Alaskan Hardrock Mining Exploration
An interactive map with information on all current and recently-abandoned properties throughout the state.
Fort Knox Mine
Located near Fairbanks - with the adjoining True North operation, operated by Kinross Gold.
Gold Dredges in the North
The historic and current use of dredges in placer gold mining.
Gold Panning on the Kenai Peninsula
Produced by the Chugach National Forest, this large site explains the history of placer mining in the area,
how to pan, and where to pan now.
Four very high quality historic photos from the Libary of Congress.
Jack Wade Dredge
From the Library of Congress, 19 survey photos of this gold dredge, which sits at Mile 86 of the Taylor Highway.
From the Library of Congress, a comprehensive survey collection of 65 photos from every imaginable angle, taken in 1982.
Missy Moose Mining
Prospect for placer gold and nuggets in some of Alaska's most well known gold producing areas, one near Chicken and another north of Fairbanks.
Pedro Gold Dredge
This dredge, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is located at Chicken.
Pogo Gold Project
Located in eastern Alaska, 60 km NE of Delta Junction, operated by Teck Cominco.
Prospecting is Our Life
This lengthy illustrated story by Alaska artist Rie Muñoz was first published in Alaska Sportsman magazine in 1962.
Red Dog Mine
The world's largest producer of zinc concentrate is located in the DeLong Mountains of the Brooks Range, operated by Teck Cominco.
Currently working on the Nyac Gold Project in the Tuluksak River area of southwest Alaska, and the Rainbow, located northeast of Delta Junction.
Usibelli Coal Mine
This mine located near Healy has been operating since 1943.
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