The Heckman Creek deposit is located on Heckman Creek about 6 kilometres southeast of Cherryville.
The bedrock in the area comprises sedimentary and volcanic rocks of the Devonian to Triassic Harper Ranch Group and the Upper Triassic to Lower Jurassic Nicola Group. Glacial and/or fluvial gravels contain placer gold.
Production totalling 124 grams of gold is reported for the period 1936-1940 (Bulletin 28, page 63). No other information is available.