Red Mountain Placer

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003066
MRDS ID A015591
Record type Site
Current site name Red Mountain Placer

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -153.838, 66.29402 (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. 11. DEPOSIT ALONG SOUTH BANK OF THE KOYUKUK RIVER ACROSS FROM RED MTN. 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) -153.838, 66.29402

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
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 A015591

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-458 (B-2), LOC. 13

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL. 592, P. 383.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 75-267, P. 13.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit AS OF 1913 A LITTLE PLACER GOLD HAS BEEN RECOVERED FROM THE SOUTH BANK OF THE KOYUKUK RIVER.
Deposit THIS SITE NAME WAS CREATED BY THE REPORTER OR OTHER USGS EMPLOYEE BASED ON PROXIMITY TO SOME MAJOR GEOGRAPHIC FEATURE.
Deposit RIVER GRADIENT APPROXIMATELY 5 FEET PER MILE. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Reporter information

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