Lilliwig Creek Placer

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002710
MRDS ID A015153
Record type Site
Current site name Lilliwig Creek Placer

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -142.03325, 64.09419 (WGS84)
Relative position 3 MILES WEST OF CHICKEN
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-393, LOC. 49. SMALL SSE FLOWING TRIBUTARY OF INGLE 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
Copper Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Gold Ore
Pyrite Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) Quartz Diorite Sericitized

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -142.03325, 64.09419

Comments on the geologic information

  • REG.COM: SOURCE OF GOLD IS SULFIDE BEARING QUARTZ AND CALCITE VEINLETS IN QUARTZ DIORITE 1/2 MILE UPSTREAM FROM LILLIWIG-INGLE CREEKS CONFLUENCE.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Mining district

District name Fortymile

Land status

Ownership category State

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015153

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-393 (A-3), LOC. 49.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL. 520, P. 141.

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-393-49

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit STREAM GRADIENT ABOUT 400 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.
Deposit PLACER GOLD MINED FROM LODE DOWNSTREAM TO INGLE CREEK. NO GOLD UPSTREAM FROM LODE.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-APR-1987 Powers, M.T. (Huber, D.F.) U.S. Geological Survey