Canyon Creek

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SO
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-6
Latitude 64.863
Longitude -164.769
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Location and accuracy Canyon Creek merges with Dome Creek (SO113) to form Iron Creek (SO127). This location is very approximate, perhaps within 1.5 miles of the coordinates. It is locality 28 of Cobb (1972, MF 445; 1978, OF 78-181).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Gold colors are reported to be present in this creek but mining has apparently not occurred.
Geologic map unit (-164.771621184116, 64.8622521840342)
Mineral deposit model Placer Au-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration No workings are known but prospecting has occurred.
Indication of production None