Gold Run (tributary of Flint Creek)

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale RB
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-5
Latitude 64.40036
Longitude -155.37282
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Location and accuracy Gold Run Creek is a 2 1/2-mile-long, east-flowing tributary of Flint Creek. Coordinates corresponding to location 25 of Eberlein and others (1977) are arbitrarily placed at the approximate midpoint of the creek, in section 36, T. 12 S., R. 17 E. of the Kateel River meridian. The location is accurate within 2 miles.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The bedrock underlying Gold Run Creek is Paleozoic phyllite and quartzite (Puchner and others, 1998). Mertie (1936) reported that prospecting occurred on this creek prior to 1933. There probably was no mining on this creek (Eberlein and others, 1977).
Geologic map unit (-155.375242459878, 64.3997583736665)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Prospecting occurred along Gold Run Creek prior to 1933 (Mertie, 1936).
Indication of production None