Boulder Creek

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Other commodities Ag
Ore minerals placer gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MD
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-4
Latitude 63.31
Longitude -154.63
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Location and accuracy The Boulder Creek placer occurrence is located in Boulder Creek valley at an elevation of 1,000 feet (304 m) in Section 11, T. 25 S., R. 22 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

Placer gold was found in the valley of Boulder Creek, a third order tributary of the Nixon Fork, in 1920 (Brown, 1926). No bedrock is exposed and no gravel thicknesses are known. Age of mineralization is unknown.
Geologic map unit (-154.632325180376, 63.3093975219272)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39c).
Mineral deposit model number 39c

Production and reserves

Indication of production None
Reserve estimates None.