Washington Creek Placer

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10097496
MRDS ID A011019
Record type Site
Current site name Washington Creek Placer
Related records 10111599

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.32974, 67.51941 (WGS84)
Relative position ON THE W SIDE OF VERMONT DOME.
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
031N;032N 012W;013W Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • EXTENT OF PLACER UNKNOWN; PROBABLY 2 MILES UP AND DOWN STREAM FROM LOCATION. LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 6-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH BLM 1:2,500,000 SCALE OWNERSHIP STATUS MAP (1991).

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.32974, 67.51941

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1902
Year of first production 1902
Year of last production 1904

Comments on the production information

  • ACTIVE 1902-04.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011019

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 532, P. 70, 108.

  • Deposit

    USGS OF 76-340, P. 169.

  • Deposit

    REED, 1938, ALASKA DEPT OF MINES UNPUBL REPT, P. 81-82.

  • Production

    USGS BULL 532, P. 70.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUL-1984 Bliss, James D. U.S. Geological Survey