Arolik River

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10038092
MRDS ID M045370
Record type Site
Current site name Arolik River
Alternate or previous names Aloric River, Arolic River, Bradford and Associates, Goodnews Bay Mining Co., Pioneer Gold Dredging Co.
Related records 10258770

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -161.41939, 59.49927 (WGS84)
Relative position 32 MI NORTH OF GOODNEWS
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Platinum Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -161.41939, 59.49927

Comments on the geologic information


Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

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 M045370

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    MARTIN, 1919, P. 21-22 (B692)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1921, P. 38 (B714)

  • Deposit

    MERTIE, 1923, P. 158 (B739)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1930A, P. 32 (B810)

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    6) SMITH, P. S., 1932, P. 43 (B824)

  • Deposit

    7) SMITH, P. S., 1933A, P. 44 (B836)

  • Deposit

    8) SMITH, P. S., 1933B, P. 44 (B844-A)

  • Deposit

    9) SMITH, P. S., 1934A, P. 42 (B857-A)

  • Deposit

    10) SMITH, P. S., 1934B, P. 47 (B864-A)

  • Deposit

    11) SMITH, P. S., 1936, P. 47 (B868-A)

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

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

Reporter information

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