Dome Creek Area

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10100947
MRDS ID A010721
Record type Site
Current site name Dome Creek Area
Alternate or previous names Vault Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -147.61963, 65.03578 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • A PRODUCTIVE PLACER AREA OF APPROXIMATELY 30 SQ MI. INCLUDES DOME AND VAULT CREEKS 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
Tin Tertiary
Tungsten Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Cassiterite Ore
Gold Ore
Scheelite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -147.61963, 65.03578

Comments on the geologic information

  • MAJOR.UNITS: SCHIST

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Medium
Significant No
Year of first production 1903
Year of last production 1940

Mining district

District name Fairbanks

Comments on the production information

  • PRODUCED BETWEEN 500,000 AND 1,500,000 TOZ AU

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010721

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS B 1374, P. 126-132

  • Deposit

    USGS OFR 76-819, P. 51-52, 199-200

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit PAYSTREAK IS 165 FEET WIDE, 5 FEET THICK, AND ON 3 MILES OF DOME CREEK

Reporter information

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