Rocky Mountain Creek Placer

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Tungsten, Tin

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10097530
MRDS ID A012914
Record type Site
Current site name Rocky Mountain Creek Placer
Related records 10135733

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -165.20773, 64.76846 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
Relative position Reference Point On Stream Placer
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • MIDPOINT OF 2000 FT SECTION OF PLACER TAILINGS ALONG ROCKY MOUNTAIN CR. 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
Tungsten Tertiary
Tin Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Cassiterite Ore
Gold Ore
Scheelite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -165.20773, 64.76846

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Nome

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012914

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 17, P. 4-6.

  • Deposit

    USGS BULLETIN 1374, P. 89.

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 77-796-B, P. 32, LOC. 418.

  • Deposit

    TDM PAM 5-R, P. 40, 42.

  • Other Database

    BAG-MF-463-107

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit PLACER DEPOSITS OF GOLD, SCHEELITE, AND MINOR CASSITERITE IN STREAM GRAVELS.
Deposit MAY HAVE BEEN SOME SCHEELITE PRODUCED FROM THIS CREEK. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT
Deposit THIS SITE NAME WAS CREATED BY THE REPORTER OR OTHER USGS EMPLOYEE BASED ON PROXIMITY TO SOME MAJOR GEOGRAPHIC FEATURE.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-87 Leonard, Kenneth R. (Huber, Donald F.) U.S. Geological Survey