Jap Creek

Prospects, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au; Sb
Ore minerals gold; stibnite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale WI
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-1
Latitude 67.4143
Longitude -150.1304
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Location and accuracy Jap Creek, which is not named on the Wiseman B-1 topographic map, is a west tributary to Wiseman Creek. It joins Wiseman Creek about 1.5 miles northwest of Wiseman. The locations of placer prospects along the creek is uncertain and the prospects are arbitrarily placed about 0.2 mile above its mouth.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Gold occurs in the gravels of Jap Creek but not in amounts sufficient for mining (Mulligan, 1974). Two stream-sediment samples contain 700 ppm and 3,000 ppm antimony (Brosge and Reiser, 1972).
Geologic map unit (-150.133142860201, 67.4138734413497)
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 only.
Indication of production None