Olive Creek

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Tungsten, Chromium, Gold, Mercury, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10090694
MRDS ID D002626
Record type Site
Current site name Olive Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.50304, 65.49967 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary
Chromium Primary
Gold Primary
Mercury Primary
Silver Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chromite Ore
Cinnabar Ore
Gold Ore
Scheelite Ore
Silver Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -148.50304, 65.49967

Comments on the geologic information

  • HR.AGE.MV: BEDROCK IS SLATE AND SANDSTONE

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 D002626

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    OVERBECK, R. M., 1920, PLACER MINING IN THE TOLOVANA DISTRICT: USGS BULL. 712, P. 177-184.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1972, METALLIC MINERAL RESOURCES MAP OF THE LIVENGOOD QUADRANGLE, ALASKA: USGS MISC. FIELD STUDIES MAP, MF-413.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1976, SUMMARY OF REFERENCES TO MINERAL OCCURRENCES (OTHER THAN MINERAL FUELS AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS) IN THE LIVENGOOD QUADRANGLE, ALASKA: USGS OPEN FILE REPT. 76-819.

Reporter information

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