Chapman Creek Placer, Lode Occ.

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Antimony

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10097543
MRDS ID A015184
Record type Site
Current site name Chapman Creek Placer, Lode Occ.
Related records 10136427

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.1225, 65.31907 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-371, LOCATIONS 11, 43. COORDINATES GIVEN ARE FOR PLACER NEAR MOUTH OF CHAPMAN CREEK. LODE OCCURRENCE NEAR CREEK AT LONGITUDE 150 WEST. 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
Antimony Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Stibnite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -150.1225, 65.31907

Comments on the geologic information

  • CHAPMAN CREEK A WEST FLOWING TRIBUTARY OF MINOOK CREEK. ; MAJOR.UNITS: BEDROCK IN AREA IS JURASSIC-CRETACEOUS SEDIMENTARY ROCKS.

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 Rampart

Land status

Ownership category State

Comments on development

  • SMALL-SCALE MINING IN 1912 BY 4 MEN.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015184

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-371 (B-1), LOC. 11, 43.

  • Deposit

    ALASKA DIV. OF MINES AND MINERALS GEOCHEMICAL REPT. 12, P. 5

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit AURIFEROUS GRAVEL PRESENT NEAR MOUTH. LODE STIBNITE OCCURRENCE IN HEADWATERS REPORTED.
Deposit STREAM GRADIENT 75-150 FT. PER MILE. ; 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-1987 Powers, M.T. (Huber, D.F.) U.S. Geological Survey