Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003335
MRDS ID A106079
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -143.46317, 67.84984 (WGS84)
Relative position Location plotted is for locality 3 of Barker (1981, p. 33) on Sheenjek River, 10 mi (16 km) upstream from confluence of Koness River; located to within 1 mi (1.6 km).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -143.46317, 67.84984

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Gold in placer

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Sheenjek

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A106079
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF CO015

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Brosgi, W.R., and Reiser, H.N., 1968, Geochemical maps of granitic rocks, Coleen and Table Mountain quadrangles, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 323, scale 1:250,000.

  • Deposit

    Barker, J.C., 1981, Mineral investigations in the Porcupine River drainage, Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 27-81, 189 p., 2 sheets.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Barker (1981)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Placer, stream

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 12-SEP-1996 J.H. Dover U.S. Geological Survey