Troublesome Cr. Placer

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10097565
MRDS ID A015476
Record type Site
Current site name Troublesome Cr. Placer
Related records 10257409

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -149.68918, 65.44908 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • USGS MF-413, LOC. 61. MINE MARKED ALONG TROUBLESOME CR. AT CONFLUENCE WITH GUNNISON 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

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -149.68918, 65.44908

Comments on the geologic information

  • TROUBLESOME CREEK DRAINS QUARTZ MONZONITE PLUTONS AND ASSOCIATED DIKES IN THE WOLVERINE AND SAWTOOTH MTN. AREAS. ; MAJOR.UNITS: BEDROCK IS CHIEFLY PALEOZOIC SEDIMENTARY AND METASEDIMENTARY 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

Comments on development

  • SOME MINING ABOUT 1912 OR EARLIER AND PROBABLY UNTIL ABOUT 1918; RECORDS OF MINING ARE SCANTY.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015476

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MF-413 (B-6), LOC. 61

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL. 844-D, P. 192

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit PLACER GOLD REPORTED.
Deposit STREAM GRADIENT ABOUT 50 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-JUN-1987 Powers, M.T. (Huber, D.F.) U.S. Geological Survey