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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  06-Dec-1988 by Wim S. Vanderpoll (WV)

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NMI 092L4 Au1
Name AMOS CREEK Mining Division Alberni
BCGS Map 092L011
Status Showing NTS Map 092L04W
Latitude 050º 06' 41'' UTM 09 (NAD 83)
Longitude 127º 48' 54'' Northing 5551688
Easting 584728
Commodities Gold Deposit Types C01 : Surficial placers
Tectonic Belt Insular Terrane Wrangell
Capsule Geology

The area is underlain by the West Coast Complex, comprised of a high grade crystalline, metamorphic complex derived from pre-Lower Mesozoic volcanic and sedimentary rocks.

Coarse and fine placer gold was found over 5.0 kilometres near the junction of Amos and Gold creeks.

The Energy, Mines and Resources Canada reference reports the development of an adit. There is no record of any production.

EMPR AR 1913-283
EMPR BULL 28, p. 15
EMPR FIELDWORK 1985, p. 161
GSC MAP 4-1974
GSC OF 9; 170; 463
GSC P 69-1A; 72-44; *74-8; 79-30
Hudson, R. (1997): A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia, Vol. 1: Vancouver Island, p. 186