Rabbit Creek

Mine, Probably 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 64.897
Longitude -164.714
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Location and accuracy Rabbit Creek is a small headwater tributary to Iron creek (SO127). The mouth of Rabbit Creek is close to the confluence of Canyon Creek and Dome Creek, where Iron Creek starts. This is locality 30 of Cobb (1972, MF 445; 1978, OF 78-181).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Rabbit Creek was staked and some placer mining occurred prior to 1909. The recovered gold was fine, flaky, and bright (Smith, 1909). Bedrock in the area is part of a lower Paleozoic metasedimentary assemblage (Till and others, 1986).
Geologic map unit (-164.716624190829, 64.8962539399775)
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 Some small-scale placer mining or exploration took place prior to 1909.
Indication of production Yes; small