Frenchy Creek

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000330
MRDS ID A010386
Record type Site
Current site name Frenchy Creek
Related records 10233698

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -149.52343, 60.74981 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • DEPOSIT NUMBER IS THE MAP LOCATION NUMBER FROM MF-880A. LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • NO INFORMATION ON GOLD CONTENT

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock
    Rock unit name Valdez Group
    Rock description Valdez Group

Nearby scientific data

(1) -149.52343, 60.74981

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Hope District

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010386

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 587, P. 168

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-A, LOCATION 31

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 82

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SOME GOLD LOCATED IN MINERALIZED FELSIC DIKE

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1984 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey