Oregon Creek

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Tungsten, Bismuth, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10009532
MRDS ID D002573
Record type Site
Current site name Oregon Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -165.60329, 64.69928 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary
Bismuth Primary
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Bismuth Ore
Gold Ore
Scheelite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -165.60329, 64.69928

Comments on the geologic information

  • HR.AGE.MV: BEDROCK IS LIMESTONE

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D002573

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1975, TUNGSTEN OCCURRENCES IN ALASKA, USGS MAP, MR-66.

  • Deposit

    COLLIER, A. J., HESS, F. L., SMITH, P. S., AND BROOKS, A. H., 1908, THE GOLD PLACERS OF PARTS OF SEWARD PENINSULA, ALASKA, INCLUDING THE NOME, COUNCIL, KOUGAROK, PORT CLARENCE, AND GOODHOPE PRECINCTS: USGS BULL. 328, 343 P.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1972, METALLIC MINERAL RESOURCES MAP OF THE NOME QUADRANGLE, ALASKA: USGS MISC. FIELD STUDIES MAP, MF-463.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-APR-1977 Elliott, James E. U.S. Geological Survey