Florida Creek Placer

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10097546
MRDS ID A015226
Record type Site
Current site name Florida Creek Placer
Related records 10233189, 10112166

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -150.10585, 65.41907 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
Relative position ABOUT 7 MILES SOUTH OF RAMPART
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-371, LOC. 47. COORDINATES GIVEN FOR APPROXIMATE CENTER OF PLACER. 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) -150.10585, 65.41907

Comments on the geologic information

  • STREAM 2 MILES LONG; FLOWS NW THROUGH NARROW, STEEP VALLEY IN BENCH OF MINOOK CR. ; MAJOR.UNITS: BEDROCK IS MAINLY DIABASE.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Comments on development

  • SMALL SCALE MINING IN EARLY 1900'S AND 1939-40.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015226

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-371 (B-1), LOC. 47

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL. 337, P. 79

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL. 844-D, P. 175, 191.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit PLACERS NARROW AND AS MUCH AS 15-20 FT. DEEP.
Deposit STREAM GRADIENT ABOUT 300 FT. PER MILE. FLORIDA AND LITTLE MINOOK JR. ARE ONLY SMALL EASTERN TRIBUTARIES OF MINOOK CR. OF ANY ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE ; 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