Our Creek

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10307764
Record type Site
Current site name Our Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -154.39301, 63.8895 (WGS84)
Relative position This placer gold occurrence is located in the valley of Our Creek about 3 miles (5 km) northwest of VABM 'Our Creek', at an elevation of 550 feet (167 m) in Section 28, T. 18 S., R. 23 E., of the Kateel River Meridian. Location is imprecisely known and judged to be within a two mile (3.2 km) radius.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 121
USGS model code 39c
BC deposit profile C01. C02
Deposit model name Shoreline placer Ti

Nearby scientific data

(1) -154.39301, 63.8895

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = The Our Creek placer occurrence was found in the early 20th Century (Brown, 1926). Placer gold was found on bedrock below about 30 feet (9 m) of overburden. No bedrock is exposed in the placer occurrence area.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name McGrath

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • Reserves = None known.

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = No records of past propspecting or mining activities are available.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF MD006

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Brown, J.S., 1926, The Nixon Fork country: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 783. p. 97-144.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Brown, 1926

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Placer Au-PGE (Cox and Singer, 1986; model no. 39c)

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 06-JUN-98 Bundtzen, T.K. Pacific Rim Geological Consulting