Deep 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 65.061
Longitude -147.142
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 91; NE1/4 sec. 28, T. 3 N., R. 3 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian. Deep Creek is a tributary of Fairbanks Creek, about a mile east of the old town of Meehan. Accuracy is within 1,000 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Placer gold was discovered in 1913 (Chapin, 1914, p. 359). There is no indication of further activity on the creek.
Geologic map unit (-147.144444305673, 65.0605833211915)
Mineral deposit model Placer gold deposit (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Some placer exploration in 1913 (Chapin, 1914).
Indication of production Yes; small
Production notes No record of amount of production.