Beaver Creek

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Copper, Iron
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Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10003497
MRDS ID A106255
Record type Site
Current site name Beaver Creek
Alternate or previous names Upper Sucker Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.99271, 61.57952 (WGS84)
Relative position Alaska Department of Natural Resources unpublished claim records show the location of this prospect in Upper Sucker Creek, Sections 5,7,18 and 19, T. 17 N., R. 9 W. and Sections 11, 12, and 13, T. 17 N., R. 10 W., approximately four miles north of Little Mt. Susitna. Location given is in the the northern part of the claim block.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Copper Primary
Iron Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Gold Ore
Pyrite Ore
Pyrrhotite Ore
Magnetite Gangue

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 58
USGS model code 18a
Deposit model name Porphyry Cu, skarn-related
Mark3 model number 9
Model code 59
USGS model code 18b
Deposit model name Skarn Cu
Mark3 model number 8

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.99271, 61.57952

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = A variety of lithologies, including marble, clastic sedimentary rocks, and intrusive and volcanic rocks, have been mapped on the property. Copper-gold-magnetite occurs as skarns developed in the carbonate-rich rocks (K. Adler, Rev. Michael Hornick, personal communication, 1998).

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Active

Mining district

District name Yentna

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Work on the property included mapping; airborne magnetic, ground magnetic and VLF geophysical surveys; rock and stream silt geochemical surveys. Thick cover precludes meaningful soil sampling surveys.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A106255
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF TY007

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Model Name = Cu skarn; unknown if porphyry-related (Cox and Singer, 1986; models 18a or 18b)

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1998 Madelyn A. Millholland Millholland & Associates