Prospect Creek Placer

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Tungsten

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002046
MRDS ID A012895
Record type Site
Current site name Prospect Creek Placer
Related records 10281702

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -165.45689, 64.63011 (WGS84)
Relative position TRIB. OF SNAKE RIVER.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • INTERSCTION OF PROSPECT CR. WITH SNAKE R. ROAD. 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
Tungsten Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Scheelite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -165.45689, 64.63011

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Comments on development

  • HAD NOT BEEN MINED AS OF 1948.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012895

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    TDM PAM 5-R, P. 42.

  • Deposit

    USBM RI 4174, P. 33-34.

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-796-B, P. 29, LOC. 380.

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-463-96

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SMALL AMOUNTS OF PLACER AU AND SCHEELITE
Deposit THIS SITE NAME WAS CREATED BY THE REPORTER OR OTHER USGS EMPLOYEE BASED ON PROXIMITY TO SOME MAJOR GEOGRAPHIC FEATURE.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1987 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Huber, Donald F.) U.S. Geological Survey