Kokomo 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 A-1
Latitude 65.113
Longitude -147.139
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Location and accuracy Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 92; SE1/4 sec. 4, T. 3 N., R. 3 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The mine and tailings are marked on the Livengood (A-1) quadrangle; it is about 1 mile north of Coffee Dome.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Gold in stream gravels was discovered in 1921 (Brooks, 1923). Mining took place from 1937 to 1940 (Cobb, 1976; OFR 76-633, p. 110).
Geologic map unit (-147.141450629498, 65.1125838308708)
Mineral deposit model Placer gold deposit (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Placer mining from 1937 to 1940 (Cobb, 1976; OFR 76-633, p. 110).
Indication of production Yes; small
Production notes Placer mining from 1937 to 1940, but no record of production (Cobb, 1976; OFR 76-633, p. 110).