Bear Creek

Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Lead, Silver, Zinc, Platinum, Palladium, Iridium, Osmium, Rhodium, Ruthenium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10109563
MRDS ID M045826
Record type Site
Current site name Bear Creek
Alternate or previous names Douglass and Edwards: Douglass and Milligrock: Hoxie, Tendness and Barr: Porter: Wright

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -161.07, 65.5494 (WGS84)
Relative position 35 MI SE CANDLE, ALASKA
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Lead Secondary
Silver Secondary
Zinc Secondary
Platinum Tertiary
Palladium Tertiary
Iridium Tertiary
Osmium Tertiary
Rhodium Tertiary
Ruthenium Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -161.07, 65.5494

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Fairhaven District

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M045826

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    MOFFIT, 1904, P. 78-79 (B225)

  • Deposit

    MOFFIT, 1905A, P. 63-64 (B247)

  • Deposit

    SMITH, P. S., 1908, P. 226 (B345)

  • Deposit

    BROOKS, 1918, P. 21, 24 (B662)

  • Deposit

    5) MERTIE, 1918D, P. 455, 458 (B662)

  • Deposit

    6) BROOKS, 1919, P. 96 (B666)

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    7) MARTIN, 1919, P. 41 (B692)

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    8) HARRINGTON, 1919C, P. 380, 392-394 (B692)

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    9) MARTIN, 1920, P. 23, 52 (B712)

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    10) CATHCART, 1920, P. 189, 196 (B712)

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    11) BROOKS, 1921, P. 38 (B714)

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    12) BROOKS AND MARTIN, 1921, P. 71 (B714)

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    13) HARRINGTON, 1921B, P. 236 (B714)

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    14) BROOKS, 1923, P. 13 (B739)

  • Deposit

    15) MERTIE, 1923, P. 158 (B739)

  • Deposit

    16) BROOKS, 1925, P. 30 (B773)

  • Deposit

    17) SMITH, P. S., 1926,P. 17 (B783)

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    18) SMITH, P. S., 1930A, P. 34 (B810)

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    19) SMITH, P. S., 1930B, P. 40 (B813)

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    20) SMITH, P. S., 1932, P. 45 (B824)

  • Deposit

    21) SMITH, P. S., 1933A, P. 47 (B836)

  • Deposit

    22) SMITH, P. S., 1933B, P. 47 (B844-A)

  • Deposit

    23) SMITH, P. S., 1934A, P. 44 (B857-A)

  • Deposit

    24) SMITH, P. S., 1934B, P. 49 (B864-A)

  • Deposit

    25) SMITH, P. S., 1936, P. 51 (B868-A)

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    26) SMITH, P. S., 1938, P. 62-63 (B897-A)

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    27) ANDERSON, ESKIL, 1947, P. 39 (TDM5-R)

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    28) GAULT AND OTHERS, 1953, P. 3, 22 (C250)

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    29) CASS, 1959B, (I-287)

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    30) HERREID, 1965C, P. 8, 12-13 (GR12)

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    31) BERG AND COBB, 1967, P. 115 (B1246)

  • Deposit

    32) MILLER, T. P., AND ELLIOTT, 1969, P. 14, 16 (C614)

  • Deposit

    33) COBB, 1972, P. 40, 42-43 (OF508)

  • Deposit

    34) COBB, 1972 (MF389)

Reporter information

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