Quartz Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Lead, Silver, Tungsten, Zinc, Platinum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10038085
MRDS ID M045362
Record type Site
Current site name Quartz Creek
Alternate or previous names Jack

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -161.40334, 65.53273 (WGS84)
Relative position 35 MI SE CANDLE
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Lead Secondary
Silver Secondary
Tungsten Secondary
Zinc Secondary
Platinum Tertiary

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic)
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic)

Nearby scientific data

(1) -161.40334, 65.53273

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Fairhaven District

Comments on the production information

  • A FEW OZ OF PT RECOVERED ( SMITH, 1935 ).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M045362

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1930A, P. 34 (B810)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1930B, P. 40 (B813)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1932, P. 45 (B824)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1933A, P. 46 (B836)

  • Deposit

    5) SMITH, P. S., 1933B, P. 47 (B844-A)

  • Deposit

    6) SMITH, P. S., 1934A, P. 44, 63 (B857-A)

  • Deposit

    7) SMITH, P. S., 1934B, P. 49, 68 (B864-A)

  • Deposit

    8) SMITH, P. S., 1936, P. 50, 70 (B868-A)

  • Deposit

    9) SMITH, P. S., 1937, P. 54, 74 (B880-A)

  • Deposit

    10) SMITH, P. S., 1938, P. 62, 84 (B897-A)

  • Deposit

    11) SMITH, P. S., 1939A, P. 67, 90 (B910-A)

  • Deposit

    12) SMITH, P. S., 1939B, P. 66, 83 (B917-A)

  • Deposit

    13) SMITH, P. S., 1941, P. 62, 78 (B926-AOTHERS, 1953, P. 3, 15-20, 22-23 (C250)

  • Deposit

    16) CASS, 1959B (I-28)

  • Deposit

    14) SMITH, P. S., 1942B, P. 59, 74 (B933-A)

  • Deposit

    15) GAULT AND 7)

  • Deposit

    17) MILLER, T. P. & ELLIOTT, 1969, P. 6-12, 16-18 (C614)

  • Deposit

    18) COBB, 1972, P. 42-43 (OF 508)

  • Deposit

    19) COBB, 1972 (MF 389)

  • Production

    SMITH 1934

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAR-1975 Blair, Will N. U.S. Geological Survey