Confederate Creek Placer

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002706
MRDS ID A015148
Record type Site
Current site name Confederate Creek Placer
Related records 10112008

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -142.34302, 64.53448 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
Relative position ABOUT 20 MILES NW OF CHICKEN., Within 3,000 Ft.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-393, LOC. 45. ALONG CONFEDERATE CREEK ABOUT 1 MILE UPSTREAM FROM CONFLUENCE WITH 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) -142.34302, 64.53448

Comments on the geologic information

  • MAJOR.UNITS: BEDROCK REPORTED TO BE SCHIST.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Year of first production 1903
Year of last production 1912

Comments on development

  • SPORADIC SMALL SCALE MINING REPORTED 1903 TO 1912

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015148

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-393 (B-3), LOC. 45

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL. 251, P. 52

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-393-45

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit CREEK KNOWN TO CARRY GOLD. GRAVEL 6 FT. THICK.
Deposit THIS SITE NAME WAS CREATED BY THE REPORTER OR OTHER USGS EMPLOYEE BASED ON PROXIMITY TO SOME MAJOR GEOGRAPHIC FEATURE.
Deposit STREAM GRADIENT ABOUT 200 FEET PER MILE. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-APR-87 Powers, M.T. (Huber, D.F.) U.S. Geological Survey