Seventy Mile River

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Platinum, Iridium, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10038090
MRDS ID M045367
Record type Site
Current site name Seventy Mile River
Alternate or previous names Curtis Bar, Curtis Creek, Falls Creek, Falls, Johnson

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -141.8362, 65.93314 (WGS84)
Relative position 20 MI W CANADIAN BORDER
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Platinum Secondary
Iridium Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Analytical data

Result AU= 81.13%, AG= 18.33%, PT= .20%, IR= .02%, = GOLD CONCENTRATE

Nearby scientific data

(1) -141.8362, 65.93314

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Production years 1900 THRU 1960

Mining district

District name Eagle District

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Comments on the production information

  • GOLD DISCOVERED ON SEVENTY MILE CREEK IN 1895

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M045367

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1903A, P. 48 (B213)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1904, P. 57-58 (B225)

  • Deposit

    PRINDLE, 1905, P. 55, 57 (B251)

  • Deposit

    PRINDLE, 1906A, P. 126 (B284)

  • Deposit

    5) PRINDLE, 1906B, P. 24 (C295)

  • Deposit

    6) PRINDLE, 1909, P. 45 (B375)

  • Deposit

    7) ELLSWORTH 1910, P. 244 (B442)

  • Deposit

    8) ELLSWORTH AND PARKER, 1911, P. 171 (B480)

  • Deposit

    9) PORTER, 1912, P. 218 (B520)

  • Deposit

    10) ELLSWORTH AND DAVENPORT, 1913, P. 219-220 (B542)

  • Deposit

    11) BROOKS, 1915, P. 64 (B622)

  • Deposit

    12) BROOKS, 1918, P. 56 (B662)

  • Deposit

    13) MARTIN, 1919, P. 37 (B692)

  • Deposit

    14) SMITH, P. S., 1926, P. 14 (B783)

  • Deposit

    15) SMITH, P. S., 1930A, P. 29 (B810)

  • Deposit

    16) SMITH, P. S., 1930B, P. 34 (B813)

  • Deposit

    17) MERTIE, 1930B, P. 163-164 (B816)

  • Deposit

    18) SMITH, P. S., 1932, P. 29 (B824)

  • Deposit

    19) SMITH, P. S., 1933A, P. 38 (B836)

  • Deposit

    20) SMITH, P. S., 1933B, P. 40 (B844A)

  • Deposit

    21) SMITH, P. S., 1934A, P. 38 (B857-A)

  • Deposit

    22) SMITH, P. S., 1934B, P. 42 (B864-A)

  • Deposit

    23) SMITH, P. S., 1936, P. 44 (B868-A)

  • Deposit

    24) SMITH, P. S., 1937, P. 47 (B880-A)

  • Deposit

    25) SMITH, P. S., 1938, P. 55 (B897-A)

  • Deposit

    26) MERTIE, 1938A, P. 191-195 (B897-C)

  • Deposit

    27) SMITH, P. S., 1939A, P. 57 (B910-A)

  • Deposit

    28) SMITH, P. S., 1939B, P. 56 (B917-A)

  • Deposit

    29) SMITH, P. S., 1941, P. 54 (B926-A)

  • Deposit

    30) MERTIE, 1942, P. 247, 254, 257-258 (B917-D)

  • Deposit

    31) SMITH, P. S., 1942B, P. 50 (B933-A)

  • Deposit

    32) JOESTING, 1942, P. 27 (TDM 1)

  • Deposit

    33) MALONE, 1965, P. 55 (IC 8252)

  • Deposit

    34) KOSCHMANN AND BERGENDAHL, 1968, P. 26 (P

Reporter information

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