Fourth of July Creek Placer

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10000877
MRDS ID A011530
Record type Site
Current site name Fourth of July Creek Placer
Related records 10112866

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -145.21588, 61.4763 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • APPROXIMATED FROM USGS OFR 80-892B, LOC. 68 LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991). ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :49?

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -145.21588, 61.4763

Comments on the geologic information

  • FOURTH OF JULY CREEK IS UNDERLAIN BY METASEDIMENTARY ROCKS OF CRETACEOUS VALDEZ GROUP

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 Tiekel

Comments on the production information

  • VERY MINOR PRODUCTION INCIDENTAL TO EXPLORATION

Comments on development

  • DEVELOPMENT WORK 1929-1930 IS THE MOST RECENT PLACER MINING ACTIVITY IN THE AREA

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011530

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1374, P. 29

  • Deposit

    USBM IC 8626, P. 18

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-438, LOC. 88

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 80-892B, LOC. 68

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-80-892B-68

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SMALL AMOUNT OF PLACER GOLD PRODUCED DURING EXPLORATION WORK IN 1929 AND 1930; NO OTHER DATA
Deposit NOT AN IMPORTANT PRODUCER; PLACER DEPOSITS OF VALDEZ QUADRANGLE GENERALLY SPARSE AND NON-ECONOMIC ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1985 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey