Dexter Creek, Left Fork Placer

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002078
MRDS ID A012935
Record type Site
Current site name Dexter Creek, Left Fork Placer

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -165.34494, 64.574 (WGS84)
Relative position RIGHT-LIMIT TRIBUTARY OF DEXTER CR.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATION GIVEN FOR A POINT 1/4 MILE ABOVE CONFLUENCE WITH DEXTER CR.; BEST PART OF GRAVELS WAS LOWER 1/4 MILE 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) -165.34494, 64.574

Comments on the geologic information

  • CREEK FLOWS IN CHANNEL CUT 15-20 FT INTO BEDROCK. ; MAJOR.UNITS: LIMESTONE AND THINLY BEDDED CALCAREOUS SCHIST

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Comments on development

  • HYDRAULILC MINING 1903.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012935

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 328, P. 180.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 533, P. 95.

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-463-118

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 50 FT WIDE PAYSTREAK IN STREAM GRAVELS.
Deposit STREAM GRADE: 7.5% ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
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