Red Mountain Creek Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003056
MRDS ID A015581
Record type Site
Current site name Red Mountain Creek Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -153.888, 66.29736 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-458, LOC. 3. OCCURRENCE ON HILLSIDE ALONG THE NW BANK OF THE KOYUKUK RIVER, APPROXIMATELY THREE-QUARTERS OF A MILE BELOW RED MOUNTAIN 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 Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Pyrite Gangue

Nearby scientific data

(1) -153.888, 66.29736

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015581

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-458 (B-2), LOC. 3.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL. 1246, P. 226.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 75-267, P. 14.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit PYRITIC LATITE PORPHYRY MARKED BY A LARGE GOSSAN CONTAINS TRACES OF ZINC, GOLD, AND OTHER METALS.
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