Camp Creek

Mine, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale BN
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-6
Latitude 65.302
Longitude -164.756
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Location and accuracy This site is a 1,500 foot -long area of placer workings centered on the mouth of Camp Creek where it joins with Coffee Creek. This location is 1,000 feet east of the Nome-Taylor road. It is locality 44 of Cobb (1972; MF 417).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

A small area of mining at the intersection of Camp Creek with Coffee Creek was mapped by Sainsbury and others (1969). The Camp Creek/Coffee Creek area is underlain by low grade, Lower Paleozoic metasedimentary rocks (Till and others, 1986).
Geologic map unit (-164.758660921193, 65.3012618405825)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration About 1,500 feet of the active stream channel has been mined by open cut methods, probably a dozer and sluice operation.
Indication of production Yes; small

References

MRDS Number A012740
Reporters Travis L. Hudson (Applied Geology)
Last report date 3/15/1999