Sourdough Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10090712
MRDS ID D002675
Record type Site
Current site name Sourdough Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -146.40295, 65.31637 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary
Antimony Primary
Gold Primary
Tin Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Cassiterite Ore
Gold Ore
Scheelite Ore
Stibnite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -146.40295, 65.31637

Comments on the geologic information

  • HR.AGE.MV: BEDROCK IS BIRCH CREEK SCHIST

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 D002675

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    NELSON, A. E., WEST, W. S., AND MATZKO, J. J., 1954, RECONNAISSANCE FOR RADIOACTIVE DEPOSITS IN EASTERN ALASKA, 1952: USGS CIRC. 348, 21 P.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1972, METALLIC MINERAL RESOURCES MAP OF THE CIRCLE QUADRANGLE, ALASKA: USGS MISC. FIELD STUDIES MAP, MF-391.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1976, SUMMARY OF REFERENCES TO MINERAL OCCURRENCES (OTHER THAN MINERAL FUELS AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS) IN THE CIRCLE QUADRANGLE, ALASKA: USGS OPEN FILE REPT. 76-633.

Reporter information

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