Portage Creek

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Tungsten, Tin, Rhenium, Gold, Copper, Bismuth

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10090717
MRDS ID D002687
Record type Site
Current site name Portage Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -144.61958, 65.46641 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary
Tin Primary
Rhenium Primary
Gold Primary
Copper Primary
Bismuth Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Allanite Ore
Bismuthinite Ore
Cassiterite Ore
Garnet Ore
Gold Ore
Hematite Ore
Ilmenite Ore
Magnetite Ore
Monazite Ore
Pyrite Ore
Scheelite Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Sphene Ore
Spinel Ore
Topaz Ore
Tourmaline Ore
Wolframite Ore
Zircon Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -144.61958, 65.46641

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 D002687

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 IN 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