Dry Gulch

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Platinum, Osmium, Iridium, Ruthenium, Rhodium, Palladium, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10103630
MRDS ID M045376
Record type Site
Current site name Dry Gulch
Alternate or previous names Chanie and St. Clair, Goodnews Bay Mining Co., Strandberg and Sons

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -161.73601, 58.92425 (WGS84)
Relative position 6 MILES SOUTH OF PLATINUM
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Platinum Primary
Osmium Tertiary
Iridium Tertiary
Ruthenium Tertiary
Rhodium Tertiary
Palladium Tertiary
Gold Tertiary

Analytical data

Result PT = 73.62%, IR = 9.94%, OS = 1.89%, RU = .15%, RH = 1.15%, PD = .34%, AU = 2.06%, = % OF PT CONCENTRATE

Nearby scientific data

(1) -161.73601, 58.92425

Comments on the geologic information


Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M045376

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1933B, P. 66 (B844-A)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1934A, P. 62 (B857-A)

  • Deposit

    MERTIE, 1940, P. 57-58 (B918)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1942B, P. 73-74 (B933-A)

  • Deposit

    5) MERTIE, 1969, P. 77 (P630)

  • Deposit

    6) COBB, 1972 (MF 362)

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAR-1975 Blair, Will N. U.S. Geological Survey