Humboldt Creek Area Mine

Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Tin, Lead, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10110217
MRDS ID W000018
Record type Site
Current site name Humboldt Creek Area Mine

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -164.50342, 65.83267 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Tin Tertiary
Lead Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Cassiterite Ore
Gold Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Slate
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Granite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -164.50342, 65.83267

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: PLACER WITH ASSOCIATED LODES (VEINS). VEINS ARE IN SLATE AND ARE NEAR GRANITE.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Serpentine Hot Springs

Comments on the production information

  • PRODUCED GOLD FROM PLACERS, TIN LODES THAT CREATED PLACERS ARE UNDER DEVELOPMENT (1970).

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • AMOUNT OF AU-SN POTENTIAL UNKNOWN

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W000018

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    SAINSBURY, 1970, USGS BULL. 1312H

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAR-1971 Sainsbury, C.L. U.S. Geological Survey