Greenstone Creek

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Pt
Ore minerals platinum

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CA
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-5
Latitude 65.17
Longitude -161.14
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Location and accuracy This reported occurrence is on Greenstone Creek near its junction with Dime Creek. The map site is in section 4, T. 4S., R. 12 W., Kateel River Meridian.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

A placer deposit of platinum reportedly is in the gravels of Greenstone Creek, and in the gravels of Dime Creek below the mouth of Greenstone Creek (Mertie, 1918).
Geologic map unit (-161.14260841315, 65.1693225402875)
Mineral deposit model Placer PGE-Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Indication of production Undetermined