Willow Creek Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Tin, Tungsten, Gold, Antimony

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10002993
MRDS ID A015500
Record type Site
Current site name Willow Creek Prospect
Related records 10232790

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.45296, 65.06218 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 250(meters)
Relative position ABOUT 24 MILES BY ROAD NE OF FAIRBANKS.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-413, LOC. 88. HEADWATER TRIBUTARY OF CLEARY 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
Tin Primary
Tungsten Primary
Gold Tertiary
Antimony Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Cassiterite Ore
Stibnite Ore
Wolframite Gangue
Gold Unknown
Scheelite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.45296, 65.06218

Comments on the geologic information

  • MANY LODE PROSPECTS IN AREA.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Fairbanks

Comments on development

  • NO RECORD OF MINING, ALTHOUGH THERE PROBABLY WAS SOME.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015500

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-413 (A-1), LOC. 88.

  • Deposit

    ALASKA DEPT. OF MINES PAMPHLET NO. 2, P. 7, 1943.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 42, P. 29.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit PLACER CASSITERITE COMMON; PLACER SCHEELITE ABUNDANT. HIGH GRADE STIBNITE IN PLACER CUT. NEARBY LODE PROSPECTS CARRY GOLD.
Deposit STREAM GRADIENT ABOUT 400 FT. 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-JUL-1987 Powers, M.T. (Huber, D.F.) U.S. Geological Survey