Our Creek

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Other commodities Ag
Ore minerals native gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MD
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-3
Latitude 63.89
Longitude -154.39
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Location and accuracy This placer gold occurrence is located in the valley of Our Creek about 3 miles (5 km) northwest of VABM 'Our Creek', at an elevation of 550 feet (167 m) in Section 28, T. 18 S., R. 23 E., of the Kateel River Meridian. Location is imprecisely known and judged to be within a two mile (3.2 km) radius.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The Our Creek placer occurrence was found in the early 20th Century (Brown, 1926). Placer gold was found on bedrock below about 30 feet (9 m) of overburden. No bedrock is exposed in the placer occurrence area.
Geologic map unit (-154.392377904798, 63.8894113591183)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39c).
Mineral deposit model number 39c

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration No records of past prospecting or mining activities are available.
Indication of production None
Reserve estimates None known.

References

MRDS Number 10307764

References

Reporters Bundtzen, T.K. (Pacific Rim Geological Consulting)
Last report date 6/6/1998