Goldrun Creek

Mine, Probably inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale TE
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-2
Latitude 65.642
Longitude -165.603
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Location and accuracy Goldrun Creek is an east tributary to the American River whose mouth is 2.75 miles north of the mouth of Budd Creek. This is in the east-central Teller C-2 quadrangle, 11 miles west of the summit of Kougarok Mountain (Teller C-1 quadrangle). This is locality 74 of Cobb and Sainsbury (1972). It was not included in the reference compilation of Cobb (1975).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Very little is recorded about this placer mining operation. Dozer and sluice operations have taken place on the lower part of the creek, between elevations of 265 and 320 feet and within 1 mile of the confluence with the American River. Bedrock in the area is a metapelitic assemblage of unknown but probable Paleozoic age.
Geologic map unit (-165.6057091591, 65.641263702656)
Mineral deposit model Alluvial Au placer (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)
Mineral deposit model number 39a
Age of mineralization Quaternary

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Dozer and sluice operations have taken place along about a half mile of the creek between elevations of 265 and 320 feet.
Indication of production Yes; small
Reserve estimates Not defined
Production notes Not recorded

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