Hutchinson Creek Placer

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002705
MRDS ID A015147
Record type Site
Current site name Hutchinson Creek Placer
Related records 10257447

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -142.31385, 64.57087 (WGS84)
Relative position ABOUT 20 MILES NW OF CHICKEN
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-393, LOC. 44. COORDINATES GIVEN ARE FOR MINE MARKED ON EAGLE (B-3) AT MOUTH OF MONTANA CR., A TRIBUTARY HUTCHINSON 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) -142.31385, 64.57087

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Comments on development

  • SOME WORK (MAINLY DEAD WORK) IN BASIN IN 1910. PRODUCTION SMALL.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015147

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-393 (B-3), LOC. 44.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL. 538, P. 80.

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-393-44

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit GOLD IN STREAM PLACERS AT CONFLUENCE AND FOR A SHORT DISTANCE DOWNSTREAM FROM MONTANA CREEK.
Deposit STREAM GRADIENT ABOUT 100 FEET PER MILE. ; 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-APR-1987 Powers, M.T. (Huber, D.F.) U.S. Geological Survey