Helpmejack Creek Placer Prospect

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003067
MRDS ID A015592
Record type Site
Current site name Helpmejack Creek Placer Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -153.5367, 66.99962 (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. 12. 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) -153.5367, 66.99962

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Koyukuk

Land status

Ownership category State

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015592

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-458 (D-2), LOC. 12

  • Deposit

    USGS PROF. PAPER NO. 10, P. 50.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 75-267, P. 8.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit COLORS FOUND; PRACTICALLY NO WORK SINCE 1898 RUSH; NOTHING WAS FOUND RICH ENOUGH TO JUSTIFY MUCH TIME OR MONEY.
Deposit THIS SITE NAME WAS CREATED BY THE REPORTER OR OTHER USGS EMPLOYEE BASED ON PROXIMITY TO SOME MAJOR GEOGRAPHIC FEATURE.
Deposit STREAM GRADIENT APPROXIMATELY 50 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