Hopeful Gulch Placer Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Bismuth, Tungsten

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003168
MRDS ID A015702
Record type Site
Current site name Hopeful Gulch Placer Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -160.76376, 64.54994 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 250(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-381, LOC. 2. TRIBUTARY OF UNGALIK RIVER NEAR BONANZA CREEK. ABANDONED MINE CAMP NEXT TO CREEK MARKED ON NORTON BAY (C-4). LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Bismuth Tertiary
Tungsten Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Bismuthinite Ore
Scheelite Unknown
Wolframite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

(1) -160.76376, 64.54994

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 A015702

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    TERRITORY OF ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF MINES PAMPHLET NO. 5-R, P. 18.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 1374, P. 80.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit STREAM GRADIENT APPROXIMATELY 200 FT. 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-SEP-1987 Powers, M.T. (Huber, D.F.) U.S. Geological Survey