Nugget Creek Placer

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10001281
MRDS ID A012010
Record type Site
Current site name Nugget Creek Placer
Related records 10185536

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -134.4798, 58.42808 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
Relative position MIDDLE BASIN OF NUGGET CREEK
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • GOLD NUGGETS DISCOVERED IN "MIDDLE COURSE" OF CREEK 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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -134.4798, 58.42808

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Juneau

Land status

Ownership category State

Comments on development

  • ASSESSMENT WORK ONLY

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012010

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 287, P. 120-121

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 85-717, P. 158

  • Other Database

    BAG-OFR-85-717-145

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SMALL AU NUGGETS FOUND IN MIDDLE COURSE OF CREEK IN SHALLOW GRAVEL
Deposit SEE ALSO: SALMON CR. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

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