Treasure Creek

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002914
MRDS ID A015404
Record type Site
Current site name Treasure Creek
Related records 10257994

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.76602, 65.00661 (WGS84)
Relative position Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc 8; NE1/4NW1/4 sec. 16, T. 2 N., R. 1 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. This gold occurence is just east of the confluence of Treasure Creek and Eagle Creek. Accuracy is within 2,500 feet.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.76602, 65.00661

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = A gold lode was reported near the mouth of Eagle Creek, a tributary of Treasure Creek (Smith, 1913; B 525, p. 196).

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Fairbanks

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015404
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF LG039

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Smith, P.S., 1913, Lode mining near Fairbanks, in Prindle, L.M., A geologic reconnaissance of the Fairbanks quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 525, p. 153-216.

  • Deposit

    Cobb, E.H., 1976, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in the Circle quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-633, 72 p.

  • Deposit

    Cobb, E.H., 1976, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in the Livengood quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-819, 241 p.

  • Deposit

    Cobb, E.H., 1972, Metallic mineral resources map of the Livengood quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-413, 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Smith, 1913 (B 525)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Gold-quartz vein.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 04-MAY-1999 C.J. Freeman Avalon Development Corporation
Reporter 04-MAY-1999 J.R. Guidetti Schaefer Avalon Development Corporation