Little Albert Creek

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CI
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-3
Latitude 65.664
Longitude -145.053
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Location and accuracy The location is the site of a conglomerate described by Weber and Foster (1982). Little Albert Creek drainage is on the southern side of the East Crazy Mountains and joins Albert Creek approximately 4 miles northwest of Central.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Several small colors of gold were panned from two samples of pink, sandy conglomerate of possible Tertiary age. The sandy conglomerate is poorly to moderately sorted, locally pink or orange-brown, with well-rounded clasts that are generally 1-5 cm in diameter. Some boulders are up to 45 cm in diameter. A pebble count of 100 clasts resulted in 44 quartzite, 37 quartz, 9 weathered schistose quartzite, and 10 chert (Weber and Foster, 1982).
Geologic map unit (-145.055473182072, 65.6636378472381)
Mineral deposit model Placer gold deposit (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
Mineral deposit model number 39a

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Surface samples taken.
Indication of production None