Willow Gulch Placer

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003034
MRDS ID A015553
Record type Site
Current site name Willow Gulch Placer

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -155.41138, 64.1106 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-405, LOC. 29. HEADWATER TRIBUTARY OF TAMARACK 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) -155.41138, 64.1106

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 Ruby

Land status

Ownership category State

Comments on development

  • MINING IN 1914 REPORTED

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015553

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-405 (A-5), LOC. 29

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL. 622, P. 57-58

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 77-168 D, P. 89, LOC. 50.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 81-170, P. 86.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SOME PLACER GOLD ON HEADWATER TRIBUTARY OF TAMARACK CR.
Deposit STREAM GRADIENT APPROXIMATELY 300 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-JUL-1987 Powers, M.T. (Huber, D.F.) U.S. Geological Survey