Dawson Creek

Mine, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Other commodities Cu
Ore minerals gold; native copper

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale LG
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-6
Latitude 65.468
Longitude -149.979
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 57; NE1/4 sec. 3, T. 7 N., R. 12 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. Placer mining occurred along the lower section of Dawson Creek. Dawson Creek is a tributary of Hunter Creek, about 9 miles NNW of Wolverine Mountain.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Small-scale placer mining too place from 1911 to 1913 (Cobb, 1976; OFR 76-633, p. 49).
Geologic map unit (-149.981521319341, 65.4675332213104)
Mineral deposit model Placer gold deposit (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Small-scale placer mining too place from 1911 to 1913 (Cobb, 1976; OFR 76-633, p. 49).
Indication of production Yes; small
Production notes No record of amount of production.

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