Trilby Creek

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CH
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-3
Latitude 67.41
Longitude -148.05
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy The reference point is about about 14 miles southeast of Chandalar and 1 mile above the mouth of Trilby Creek (sec. 20, T. 30 N., R. 2 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian); there is no information regarding the exact location of any work or prospecting that may have been done on this creek. The location is accurate within a 1/2-mile radius.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Reed (1930, MR 31-4, p. 10) noted that encouraging prospects had been found in the early days (about 1910) but that no mining had occurred and no prospecting was taking place at the time
Geologic map unit (-148.052716595958, 67.4096164330645)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None