Bridge Creek

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Other commodities Ag
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MD
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-4
Latitude 63.74
Longitude -154.51
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Location and accuracy This placer gold occurrence is on the eastern-most, second order tributary of Bridge Creek at an elevation of 850 feet (259 m) in Section 23, T. 20 S., R. 22 E., of the Kateel River Meridian. Location is known to within about one-half mile (760 m).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Placer gold was detected during private and federal AMRAP investigations in a second order tributary of Bridge Creek (Brown, 1926; King and others, 1983). Bedrock is not exposed and gravel thicknesses are unknown.
Anomalous copper, lead, and zinc values were found in samples from Lone Indian Mountain occurrence (MD011) to the east, which drains into Bridge Creek.
Geologic map unit (-154.512362659599, 63.7394068497107)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39c).
Mineral deposit model number 39c

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Anomalous copper, lead, and zinc values were found in samples from Lone Indian Mountain occurrence (MD011) to the east, which drains into Bridge Creek.
Indication of production None
Reserve estimates None.

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