Willow 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 65.625
Longitude -148.453
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Location and accuracy Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 63. The placer mine is about 1 mile above the mouth of Willow Creek and about 2.5 miles north of Livengood Dome. Accuracy is within 3,000 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Placer gold mining was reported in 1924 (Smith, 1926, p. 14).
Geologic map unit (-148.455520054923, 65.6245690811214)
Mineral deposit model Placer gold deposit (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Placer gold mining was reported in 1924 (Smith, 1926, p. 14).
Indication of production Yes; small

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