Fourth of July Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10038452
MRDS ID M045827
Record type Site
Current site name Fourth of July Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -141.91946, 65.11645 (WGS84)
Relative position 40 MI E. UP YUKON RIVER FROM WOODCHOPPER
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Platinum Secondary
Silver Secondary
Iridium Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Platinum Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -141.91946, 65.11645

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Eagle District

Comments on the production information

  • GOLD DISCOVERED IN FOURTH OF JULY CREEK 1898, TOTAL PRODUCTION OF GOLD FROM EAGLE DISTRICT THRU 1960= 45000 OZ

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M045827

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1903A, P. 48 (B213)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1905, P. 29 (B259)

  • Deposit

    PRINDLE, 1906A, P. 126 (B284)

  • Deposit

    PRINDLE, 1906B, P. 23 (B295)

  • Deposit

    5) BROOKS, 1907C, P. 188, 200 (B314)

  • Deposit

    6) BROOKS, 1908B, P. 50 (B345)

  • Deposit

    7) ELLSWORTH AND PARKER, 1911, P. 172 (B480)

  • Deposit

    8) PRINDLE AND MERTIE, 1912, P. 201, 206-208 (B520)

  • Deposit

    9) PRINDLE, 1913, P. 77-79 (B538)

  • Deposit

    10) ELLSWORTH AND DAVENPORT, 1913, P. 213 (B542)

  • Deposit

    11) CHAPIN, 1914B, P. 360 (B592)

  • Deposit

    12) BROOKS, 1918, P. 56 (B662)

  • Deposit

    13) SMITH, P.S., 1926, P. 14 (B783)

  • Deposit

    14) SMITH, P. S., 1929, P. 23 (B797)

  • Deposit

    15) SMITH, P. S., 1930A, P. 29 (B810)

  • Deposit

    16) SMITH, P. S., 1930B, P. 34 (B813)

  • Deposit

    17) MERTIE, 1930B, P. 164-165 (B816)

  • Deposit

    18) SMITH, P. S., 1932, P. 39 (B824)

  • Deposit

    19) SMITH, P. S., 1933A, P. 38 (B836)

  • Deposit

    20) SMITH, P. S., 1933B, P. 40 (B844-A)

  • Deposit

    21) SMITH, P. S., 1934A, P. 38 (B857-A)

  • Deposit

    22) SMITH, P. S., 1934B, P. 42 (B864-A)

  • Deposit

    23) SMITH, P. S., 1936, P.

  • Production

    COBB, P. 125, 1973

Reporter information

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