Moore Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10090723
MRDS ID D002702
Record type Site
Current site name Moore Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -157.13626, 62.59942 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary
Chromium Primary
Gold Primary
Mercury Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chromite Ore
Cinnabar Ore
Gold Ore
Pyrite Ore
Scheelite Ore
Zircon Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Siltstone
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous

Nearby scientific data

(1) -157.13626, 62.59942

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 D002702

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    WHITE, M. G., AND KILLEEN, P. L., 1953, RECONNAISSANCE FOR RADIOACTIVE DEPOSITS IN THE LOWER YUKON-KUSKOKWIM REGION, ALASKA, 1947: USGS CIRC. 255, 18 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