Sourdough Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10111573
MRDS ID A012222
MAS/MILS ID 0020500002
Record type Site
Current site name Sourdough Creek
Alternate or previous names Silver Creek
Related records 10001473

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -146.47466, 65.3364 (WGS84)
Elevation 503
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Fairbanks 006 N 006 E 23 SWNWNW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Antimony Tertiary
Gold Primary
Silver Tertiary
Tin Tertiary
Tungsten Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -146.47466, 65.3364

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Municipality

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Lappi, A. J.
    Interest 57
    Year 1976
  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Carl J. Carlson
    Interest 23
    Year 1976
  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Edward A. Wilkins
    Interest 9
    Year 1976
  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner James Stimple
    Interest 3
    Year 1976
  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Michael Gottschalk And Judith Macdonnell
    Interest 6
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1976
  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner James Taaffe Iii
    Interest 3
    Year 1976
  • Type Owner
    Owner Doug Green
  • Type Operator
    Owner P. And L Mechanical
    Year 1981

Production statistics

  • Year 1934
    Description Production Reported 1235 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 39050g/mt
  • Year 1934
    Description 85 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2688g/mt
  • Year 1946
    Description 224 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 7084g/mt
  • Year 1946
    Description 28 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 885g/mt
  • Year 1947
    Description 157 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 4965g/mt
  • Year 1947
    Description 17 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 538g/mt
  • Year 1948
    Description 90 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2846g/mt
  • Year 1948
    Description 10 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 316g/mt
  • Year 1954
    Description 7 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 221g/mt
  • Year 1954
    Description 1 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 32g/mt
  • Year 1958
    Description 13 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 411g/mt
  • Year 1958
    Description 1 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 32g/mt
  • Year 1963
    Description 98 Yards Processed. 7 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 221g/mt
  • Year 1963
    Description 1 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 32g/mt

Comments on the production information

  • USGS CRIB A000609, USGS CRIB D002675. PRODUCTION PRIOR TO 1964: 4309 OZ AU, 332 OZ AG (USBM AFOC FILES).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020500002
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012222 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 050-028

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 050-033

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 050-043

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 050-081

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    ALASKA KARDEX 050-128

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 050-139

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 050-147

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    ALASKA KARDEX 050-148

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 050-263

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 050-381

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 050-445

  • Deposit

    B857A p. 30

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    B864A p. 35

  • Deposit

    B868A p. 36

  • Deposit

    B880A p. 39

  • Deposit

    B910A p. 48

  • Deposit

    B917A pp. 43-44, 46

  • Deposit

    B926A pp. 40, 42-43

  • Deposit

    B933A p. 39

  • Deposit

    TDM1 pp. 14, 32

  • Deposit

    OF42 pp. 6, 13, 19

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    C331 p. 8

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    C348 p. 11

  • Deposit

    MF391

  • Deposit

    OF508 p. 71

  • Deposit

    OF76-633 p. 58

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 02-MAY-1991 Mirl U.S. Bureau of Mines