Falls Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000456
MRDS ID A010630
Record type Site
Current site name Falls Creek
Related records 10234228

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -149.37285, 60.42731 (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-880B. SITE CONTINUES 4 MI UPSTREAM (EAST) FROM GIVEN LOCATION 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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Sandstone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -149.37285, 60.42731

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Hope District

Land status

Ownership category State

Comments on the production information

  • INSIGNIFICANT PRODUCTION

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010630

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-B, LOCATION 22

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P.79

Reporter information

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