Robinson Creek

Mine, Active?

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale EA
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-1
Latitude 64.156
Longitude -141.4407
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Location and accuracy Robinson Creek is a small south tributary of Jack Wade Creek. Placer workings are located near the mouth of the creek, in section 2, T. 27 N., R. 20 E., of the Copper River Meridian. The location is accurate within one-half mile. This site is locality 101 of Burleigh and Lear (1994).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The rocks in the vicinty of Robinson Creek are Paleozoic amphibolite-facies biotite gneiss and amphibolite and lesser Mesozoic to Tertiary undifferentiated granitic rocks (Foster, 1976). Quaternary colluvial deposits are present along the entire length of the valley. Placer workings are present near the mouth of the creek (Burleigh and Lear, 1994). Robinson Creek was mined for placer gold in 1990 (Swainbank and others, 1991).
Geologic map unit (-141.442984718358, 64.1556831198901)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Robinson Creek was mined for placer gold in 1990 (Swainbank and others, 1991).
Indication of production Undetermined