Muck Creek

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Tungsten, Uranium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10009563
MRDS ID D002610
Record type Site
Current site name Muck Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -161.50336, 65.7494 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary
Uranium Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Ilmenite Ore
Magnetite Ore
Powellite Ore
Pyrite Ore
Scheelite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -161.50336, 65.7494

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 D002610

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    GAULT, H. R., KILLEEN, P. L., WEST, W. S., AND OTHERS, 1953, RECONNAISSANCE FOR RADIOACTIVE DEPOSITS IN THE NORTHEASTERN PART OF THE SEWARD PENINSULA, ALASKA, 1945-47 AND 1951: USGS CIRC. 250, 31 P.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1972, METALLIC MINERAL RESOURCES MAP OF THE CANDLE QUADRANGLE, ALASKA: USGS MISC. FIELD STUDIES MAP, MF-389.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1976, SUMMARY OF REFERENCES TO MINERAL OCCURRENCES (OTHER THAN MINERAL FUELS AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS) IN THE CANDLE, HOLY CROSS, NORTON BAY, NULATO, AND UNALAKLEET QUADRANGLES, ALASKA: USGS OPEN FILE REPT. 76-866.

Reporter information

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