Cody Creek

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale FB
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-4
Latitude 64.056
Longitude -149
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Location and accuracy The Cody Creek occurrence is probably in sections 6, 7, 8 or 18, T. 10 S., R. 7 W., Fairbanks Meridian. The exact locations of placer gold prospects along Cody Creek are uncertain. The coordinates given are for the approximate center of the drainages, and the placer workings could easily be a mile or more away.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Cody Creek drains an area underlain by the California Creek Member of the Totatlanika Schist; it consists of gray quartz-orthoclase-sericite schist and augen gneiss (Wahrhaftig, 1970 [GQ-810]). In 1916, placer gold was reported, but no mining took place (Maddren, 1918, p. 368).
Geologic map unit (-149.002338049589, 64.0555388916684)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary placer.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration In 1916, placer gold was reported, but there is no record of any substantial mining (Maddren, 1918, p. 368).
Indication of production None