Bear Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10038110
MRDS ID M045391
Record type Site
Current site name Bear Creek
Alternate or previous names New York-Alaska Gold Dredging Corporation

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -159.77783, 61.04933 (WGS84)
Relative position 39 MI. SOUTH OF ANIAK
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Mercury Primary
Platinum Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Cinnabar Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -159.77783, 61.04933

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Production years 1909-1940

Mining district

District name Aniak District

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M045391

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    MADDREN, 1910A, P. 63 (B410)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1911B, P. 40 (B480)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1913, P. 46 (B542)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1914A, P. 70-71 (B592)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1915, P. 67 (B622)

  • Deposit

    MADDREN, 1915, P. 303, 309-321, 324-325, 327-330 (B622)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1916A, P. 68 (B642)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1922, P. 60 (B722)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1926, P. 15 (B783)

  • Deposit

    MOFFIT, 1927B, P. 20 (B792)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1929, P. 24, 30 (B797)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1930A, P. 31-32, 40 (B810)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1930B, P. 36, 47 (B813)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1932, P. 52 (B824)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1933A, P. 43, 55 (B836)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1933B, P. 44, 54 (B844-A)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1934A, P. 41, 51 (B857-A)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1934B, P. 46, 57 (B864-A)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1936, P. 46-47, 59 (B868-A)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1937, P. 49, 61 (B880-A)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1938, P. 58, 71 (B897-A)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1934A, P. 61, 76-77 (B910-A)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1939B, P. 60, 75 (B917-A)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1941, P. 56-57, 71 (B926-A)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1942B, P. 53, 68 (B933-A)

  • Deposit

    HOARE AND COONRAD, 1959B (I-292)

  • Deposit

    KOSCHMANN AND BERGENDAHL, 1968, P. 16 (P610)

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    COBB, 1972, P. 27 (OF 508)

  • Deposit

    COBB, 1972 (MF 444)

Reporter information

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