Trinity 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 C-6
Latitude 65.733
Longitude -164.888
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Location and accuracy Trinity Creek is a small south tributary to Washington Creek; Washington Creek (BN041) is the western headwater tributary of Kougarok River (BN035). The mouth of Trinity Creek is about one mile upstream from the mouth of Washington Creek. This is locality 22 of Cobb (1972; MF 417; 1975; OFR 75-429).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Brooks (1907) reported that gold was discovered on this creek but there is no history of mining operations (Cobb, 1975, OFR 75-429). Sainsbury and others (1969) did not show placer workings on this drainage although both upstream and downstream parts of nearby Washington Creek (BN041) were extensively mined.
Geologic map unit (-164.890701077425, 65.7322761026249)
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 There are no reported workings on this creek but some gold may have been mined.
Indication of production None