Jones 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 63.32
Longitude -154.71
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Location and accuracy The Jones Creek placer occurrence is situated in Jones Creek valley at an elevation of about 850 feet (259 m) in Section 17, 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 discovered in Jones Creek about 1920 (Brown, 1926; King and others, 1983). No bedrock is exposed. No estimates of gravel thickness are available. The age of mineralization is unknown.
Geologic map unit (-154.712328115031, 63.3193961869909)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39c).
Mineral deposit model number 39c

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Discovery occurred about 1920. There are no records of any production.
Indication of production None
Reserve estimates None.