Bear Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10100937
MRDS ID A010624
Record type Site
Current site name Bear Creek
Related records 10112227, 10282514

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -149.60456, 60.91647 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • DEPOSIT NUMBER IS THE MAP LOCATION NUMBER FROM MF-880B. SITE CONTINUES 4 MI UPSTREAM FROM GIVEN 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
Silver Tertiary
Copper Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Copper Ore
Gold Ore
Silver Ore

Analytical data

Result FINENES OF ONE SAMPLE WAS 0.761

Nearby scientific data

(1) -149.60456, 60.91647

Comments on the geologic information

  • MAJOR.UNITS: GOLD ON CLAY FALSE BEDROCK

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 Hope District

Land status

Ownership category State

Comments on the production information

  • THIS IS A ROUGH ESTIMATE

Comments on development

  • ACTIVE CLAIMS AS OF 1975, BUT NO ACTIVITY

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010624

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES 880-B, LOCATION 10

  • Deposit

    USGS OPEN FILE 80-621, P. 31

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1984 Hirschmann, M. M. (Elliott, R. L.) U.S. Geological Survey