Dowry Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10038100
MRDS ID M045380
Record type Site
Current site name Dowry Creek
Alternate or previous names Strandberg & Sons

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -161.71101, 58.94925 (WGS84)
Relative position 6 MILES SOUTH OF PLATINUM
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Platinum Primary
Gold Primary
Iridium Tertiary
Osmium Tertiary

Analytical data

Result IR = 7.49 %, OS = 1.49 %, OF PT CONCENTRATE

Nearby scientific data

(1) -161.71101, 58.94925

Ore body information

  • Length 804.65M

Comments on the geologic information


Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Production years 1936-1940

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Unknown
    Overall length 804.65M

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M045380

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1937, P. 73 (B880-A)

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    MERTIE, 1969, P. 77, 85 (P630)

  • Deposit

    COBB, 1972, P. 29 (OF 508)

  • Deposit

    5) COBB, 1972 (MF 362)

Reporter information

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