Gas Creek

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MK
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-5
Latitude 58.0254
Longitude -155.4661
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Location and accuracy The Gas Creek placer gold occurrence is at an elevation of about 700 feet on Gas Creek, about 6 miles southeast of Kejulik Pass. The occurrence is in the SE1/4 sec. 14, T. 25 S., R. 38 W., of the Seward Meridian. The location is accurate within one-half mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The Gas Creek occurrence consists of placer gold in stream gravels. Gas Creek drains the Snug Harbor Siltstone Member and the Indecision Creek Sandstone Member of the Naknek Formation (Riehle and others, 1993).
Geologic map unit (-155.468173669681, 58.0246974746748)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None