Felix Fork Placer

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003064
MRDS ID A015589
Record type Site
Current site name Felix Fork Placer

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -153.78658, 66.06624 (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. 10. 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) -153.78658, 66.06624

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1910

Comments on development

  • AURIFEROUS GRAVEL DISCOVERED, 1910. A FEW CLAIMS HAD BEEN DEVELOPED BY 1911. MINING IN 1911 AND 1917.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015589

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-458 (A-2), LOC. 10

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL. 536, P. 143.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL. 692, P. 39.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 75-267, P. 39.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit GOLD IN STREAM PLACER.
Deposit CREEK NOT SHOWN ON AVAILABLE MAPS, BUT IS ASSUMED TO HAVE BEEN MINED WITH INDIAN R. ; 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