Happy Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10090721
MRDS ID D002697
Record type Site
Current site name Happy Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -158.0196, 62.38272 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991). ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :49?

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary
Antimony Primary
Chromium Primary
Gold Primary
Mercury Primary
REE Primary
Silver Primary
Tin Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Cassiterite Ore
Chromite Ore
Cinnabar Ore
Gold Ore
Ilmenite Ore
Magnetite Ore
Monazite Ore
Realgar Ore
Scheelite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -158.0196, 62.38272

Comments on the geologic information

  • HR.AGE.MV: BED ROCK IS MONZONITE

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 D002697

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    MALONEY, R. P., 1962, INVESTIGATION OF MERCURY-ANTIMONY DEPOSITS NEAR FLAT, YUKON RIVER REGION, ALASKA: USBM REPT. INV. 5991, 44 P.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1972, METALLIC MINERAL RESOURCES MAP OF THE IDITAROD QUADRANGLE, ALASKA: USGS MISC. FIELD STUDIES MAP, MF-363.

  • Deposit

    COBB, EDWARD H., 1976, SUMMARY OF REFERENCES TO MINERAL OCCURRENCES (OTHER THAN MINERAL FUELS AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS) IN THE IDITAROD AND OPHIR QUADRANGLES, ALASKA: USGS OPEN FILE REPT. 76-576.

Reporter information

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