Butte Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Platinum, Iridium, Osmium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, Palladium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10038091
MRDS ID M045368
Record type Site
Current site name Butte Creek
Alternate or previous names Huff

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -161.47772, 59.49927 (WGS84)
Relative position 25 MI NORTH OF GOODNEWS
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Platinum Tertiary
Iridium Tertiary
Osmium Tertiary
Rhodium Tertiary
Ruthenium Tertiary
Palladium Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -161.47772, 59.49927

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Production years 1911, 1913, 1914, 1928, 1935 TO 1940

Mining district

District name Bethel District

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M045368

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1912A, P. 41 (B520)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1914A, P. 71 (B592)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1915, P. 67 (B622)

  • Deposit

    MADDREN, 1915, P. 304, 357-358 (B622)

  • Deposit

    5) BROOKS, 1918, P. 61 (B662)

  • Deposit

    6) HARRINGTON, 1921A, P. 222, 227 (B714)

  • Deposit

    7) MOFFIT, 1927B, P. 20 (B792)

  • Deposit

    8) SMITH, P. S., 1929, P. 25 (B797)

  • Deposit

    9) SMITH, P. S., 1930A, P. 32, 52-53 (B810)

  • Deposit

    10) SMITH, P. S., 1930B, P. 37 (B813)

  • Deposit

    11) SMITH, P. S., 1937, P. 50 (B880-A)

  • Deposit

    12) SMITH, P. S., 1938, P. 59 (B897-A)

  • Deposit

    13) SMITH, P. S., 1939A, P. 62 (B910-A)

  • Deposit

    14) SMITH, P. S., 1939B, P. 62 (B917-A)

  • Deposit

    15) SMITH, P. S., 1941, P. 58 (B926-A)

  • Deposit

    16) SMITH, P. S., 1942B, P. 54 (B933-A)

  • Deposit

    17) HOARE AND COONRAD, 1961B, (I-339)

  • Deposit

    18) MERTIE, 1969, P. 89-90 (P630)

  • Deposit

    19) COBB, 1972, P. 28 (OF 508)

  • Deposit

    20) COBB AND CONDON, 1972 (MF 447)

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAR-75 Blair, Will N. U.S. Geological Survey