Franklin Creek

Mine, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale LG
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-3
Latitude 65.539
Longitude -148.494
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Location and accuracy Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 64. The Franklin Creek placer mine is near the mouth of Franklin Creek, approximately 3.5 miles northwest of Amy Dome. Franklin Creek is a tributary of Livengood Creek. Accuracy is within 1,500 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

A shallow placer carries gold and was probably mined in 1915 (Brooks, 1916; B 642, p. 208).
Geologic map unit (-148.496510349367, 65.5385666218907)
Mineral deposit model Placer gold deposit (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration A shallow placer carries gold and was mined, probably in 1915 (Brooks, 1916; B 642, p. 208).
Indication of production Yes; small
Production notes A shallow placer carries gold and was mined, probably in 1915 (Brooks, 1916; B 642, p. 208), but no information on amount of gold produced.

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