Easy Money 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 64.44887
Longitude -155.20862
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Location and accuracy Easy Money Creek is an east-flowing tributary of Tip Creek. Tip Creek flows into Flint Creek, which is a tributary of the Sulatna River. Easy Money Creek is approximately 6 miles long. The exact location of prospecting along the creek is not known; coordinates are arbitrarily placed at the approximate midpoint of the creek, in section 14, T. 12 S., R. 18 E. of the Kateel River meridian. The location is accurate within 3 miles.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The bedrock underlying the head of Easy Money Creek is Paleozoic phyllite and quartzite (Puchner and others, 1998). Mertie and Harrington (1924) reported that the creek was prospected in 1912 and that at the juncture of Easy Money Creek and Tip Creek, the depth to bedrock was 80 feet.
Geologic map unit (-155.211045735725, 64.44827275229)
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 Easy Money Creek was prospected in 1912 (Mertie and Harrington, 1924).
Indication of production Undetermined

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