Eagle Creek Placer

Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Copper, Platinum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001094
MRDS ID A011780
Record type Site
Current site name Eagle Creek Placer
Related records 10185378

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -144.44099, 63.00857 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • BEST LOCATION: USGS I-1031, LOC. 5; MOST MINING WAS IN CANYON JUST ABOVE MOUTH 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
Copper Tertiary
Platinum Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -144.44099, 63.00857

Comments on the geologic information

  • MAJOR.UNITS: CREEK DRAINS TYPE LOCALITY OF PERMIAN MANKOMEN FORMATION; LIMESTONE, SHALE, CONGLOMERATE, SANDSTONE, TUFF

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Chistochina

Comments on development

  • MINED INTERMITTENTLY SINCE EARLY 1900'S; ONLY MINOR PRODUCTION

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011780

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 943-B, P. 29, 40-42

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 989-D, P. 191, 194-195

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 1374, P. 28

  • Deposit

    USGS I-1031, LOC. 5

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit GOLD IN HETEROGENEOUS STREAM GRAVELS; CU AND PT IN CONCENTRATES
Deposit VERY MINOR PRODUCER ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

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