Gold Run

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Antimony

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10308014
Record type Site
Current site name Gold Run

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -165.21748, 64.64889 (WGS84)
Relative position Placer mining claims have been staked on Gold Run Creek, a headwater tributary to Bonita Creek (Kardex site Kx 207; Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys, 1982). Bonita Creek is a headwater tributary to Osborn Creek (NM305), a major east tributary to Nome River. The map location is at an elevation of about 600 feet, at the center of section 2, T 10 S, T. 10 S., R. 33 W., Kateel River Meridian. This location is probably accurate to within one-third mile.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Antimony Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Stibnite Ore

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 119
USGS model code 39a
BC deposit profile C01. C02
Deposit model name Placer Au-PGE
Mark3 model number 54

Nearby scientific data

(1) -165.21748, 64.64889

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Mining claims have been staked for gold and antimony on Gold Run, a headwater tributary to Bonita Creek (Kardex site Kx 207, Heiner and Porter, 1972; Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys, 1982). Bedrock in this area is marble and schist that is locally cut by high-angle faults, including an eastward extension of the Anvil Creek fault (Hummel, 1962 [MF 247]).
  • Age = Quaternary.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Probably inactive

Mining district

District name Nome

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Surface prospecting has taken place; no other workings are known.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF NM308

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Hummel, C.L., 1962, Preliminary geologic map of the Nome C-1 quadrangle, Seward Peninsula, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-247, 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360.

  • Deposit

    Heiner, L.E., and Porter, Eve, 1972, Alaska Mineral Properties, volume 2: University of Alaska, Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Report 24, 669 p.

  • Deposit

    Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys, 1982, Mining claim location maps -- Nome quadrangle: Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys, 8 p., 3 sheets, scales 1:63,360 and 1:250,000.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys, 1982

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Alluvial placer Au (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 10-JUL-00 Hawley, C.C. and Hudson, Travis L. Hawley Resource Group