Wilson Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Platinum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10103634
MRDS ID M045399
Record type Site
Current site name Wilson Creek
Alternate or previous names Rhode and Edgar, Wilson Creek Mining Company

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -161.88627, 61.86597 (WGS84)
Relative position 20 MILES WEST OF RUSSIAN MISSION
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Platinum Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Hematite Ore
Ilmenite Ore
Magnetite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -161.88627, 61.86597

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Production years 1914-1938

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M045399

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1915, P. 65-66 (B622)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1916A, P. 67 (B642)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, S. S., 1917A, P. 26 (BMB 142)

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    HARRINGTON, 1918A, P. 342-343 (B662)

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    5) HARRINGTON, 1918B, P. 59 (B683)

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    6) SMITH, P. S., 1939B, P. 52 (B917-A)

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    7) JOESTING, 1942, P. 20 (TDM 1)

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    8) WEST, 1954, P. 8 (C328)

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    9) HOARE AND COONRAD, 1959B (I-292)

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    10) KOSCHMANN AND BERGENDAHL, 1968, P. 29 (P610)

  • Deposit

    11) COBB, 1972, P. 89 (OF 508)

  • Deposit

    12) COBB, 1972 (MF 444)

Reporter information

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