Boob Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10038115
MRDS ID M045397
Record type Site
Current site name Boob Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -157.00299, 63.33277 (WGS84)
Relative position 32 MILES SW FOLGER
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Platinum Secondary
Mercury Tertiary
Tin Tertiary
Rhodium Tertiary
Iridium Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Garnet Ore
Magnetite Ore
Pyrite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -157.00299, 63.33277

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Innoko District

Comments on the production information

  • $50,000 IN GOLD TAKEN OUT IN 1917

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M045397
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A002592

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    MERTIE AND HARRINGTON, 1916, P. 251 (B642)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, S. S., 1917B, P. 2, 54 (BMB 153)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1918, P. 23-24, 58 (B662)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1919, P. 96 (B666)

  • Deposit

    MARTIN, 1919, P. 20-21 (B692)

  • Deposit

    HARRINGTON, 1919A, P. 349-350 (B692)

  • Deposit

    MARTIN, 1920, P. 23 (B712)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS AND MARTIN, 1921, P. 71 (B714)

  • Deposit

    MERTIE, 1923, P. 158 (B739)

  • Deposit

    MERTIE AND HARRINGTON, 1924, P. 106, 118 (B754)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS AND CAPPS, 1924, P. 44 (B755)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1925, P. 30 (B773)

  • Deposit

    MOFFIT, 1927B, P. 33 (B797)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1929, P. 40 (B797)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1930A, P. 53 (B810)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1930B, P. 60 (B813)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1932, P. 67 (B824)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1933A, P. 69 (B836)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1933B, P. 67 (B844-A)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1938, P. 84 (B897-A)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1939A, P. 90 (B910-A)

  • Deposit

    JOESTING, 1942, P. 20, 26, 35 (TDM 1)

  • Deposit

    MALONE, 1965, P. 54 (IC 8252)

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    COBB, 1972, P. 81-82 (OF 508)

  • Deposit

    COBB, 1972 (MF 367)

  • Deposit

    COBB, 1973, P. 149 (B1374)

  • Production

    HARRINGTON 1919

Reporter information

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