Goldrun Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10308434
Record type Site
Current site name Goldrun Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -165.60641, 65.64131 (WGS84)
Relative position 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).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold 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) -165.60641, 65.64131

Comments on the geologic information

  • 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.
  • Age = Quaternary

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Probably inactive

Mining district

District name Port Clarence

Comments on the production information

  • Production Notes = Not recorded

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • Reserves = Not defined

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Dozer and sluice operations have taken place along about a half mile of the creek between elevations of 265 and 320 feet.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF TE076

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Alaska Division of Mines and Minerals, 1964, Report for year 1964: 107 p.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Alaska Division of Mines and Minerals, 1964

General comments

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

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 10-MAY-1998 Travis L. Hudson Applied Geology