Bonanza Creek

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Tungsten, Antimony, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10090689
MRDS ID D002614
Record type Site
Current site name Bonanza Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -160.7532, 64.54938 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary
Antimony Primary
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Scheelite Ore
Stibnite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous

Nearby scientific data

(1) -160.7532, 64.54938

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D002614

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1975, TUNGSTEN OCCURRENCES IN ALASKA, USGS MAP, MR-66.

  • Deposit

    ANDERSON, ESKIL, 1947, MINERAL OCCURRENCES OTHER THAN GOLD DEPOSITS IN NORTHWESTERN ALASKA: ALASKA DEPT. MINES PAMPHLET 5-R, 48 P.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1972, METALLIC MINERAL RESOURCES MAP OF THE NORTON BAY QUADRANGLE, ALASKA: USGS MISC. FIELD STUDIES MAP, MF-381.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1976, SUMMARY OF REFERENCES TO MINERAL OCCURRENCES (OTHER THAN MINERAL FUELS AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS) IN THE CANDLE, HOLY CROSS, NORTON BAY, NULATO, AND UNALAKLEET QUADRANGLES, ALASKA: USGS OPEN FILE REPT. 76-866.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-APR-1977 Elliott, James E. U.S. Geological Survey