Bear Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10112070
MRDS ID M015716
MAS/MILS ID 0020450029
Record type Site
Current site name Bear Creek
Alternate or previous names Bob Creek, Split Creek', Cub Creek
Related records 10033383, 10225631

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -161.06363, 65.5411 (WGS84)
Elevation 168
Location accuracy 100(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Kateel River 002 N 012 W 25 NESWSE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
PGE Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -161.06363, 65.5411

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Mining district

District name Fairhaven

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category State

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner D. B. Parent
    ID 5001437
    Year 1985
  • Type Operator
    Owner L. And B Mining
    ID 5001437
    Year 1983
  • Type Owner
    Owner Circle Construction Co.
    ID 5001437
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1983

Production statistics

  • Year 1915
    Description Production Reported 678 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 21440g/mt
  • Year 1916
    Description 28,000 Yards Processed. 862 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 27260g/mt
  • Year 1917
    Description 25,833 Yards Processed. 787 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 24890g/mt
  • Year 1917
    Description 88 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 2783g/mt
  • Year 1918
    Description 23,745 Yards Processed. 1136 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 35920g/mt
  • Year 1918
    Description 127 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 4016g/mt
  • Year 1919
    Description 22 Yards Processed. 20 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 633g/mt
  • Year 1919
    Description 2 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 63g/mt
  • Year 1920
    Description 15,000 Yards Processed. 594 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 18780g/mt
  • Year 1920
    Description 1 Troy Ounces Platinum
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Platinum PGE 32g/mt
  • Year 1921
    Description 20,800 Yards Processed. 835 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 26410g/mt
  • Year 1921
    Description 1 Troy Ounces Platinum
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Platinum PGE 32g/mt
  • Year 1922
    Description 8,500 Yards Processed. 453 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 14330g/mt
  • Year 1922
    Description 1 Troy Ounces Platinum
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Platinum PGE 32g/mt
  • Year 1923
    Description 10 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 316g/mt
  • Year 1924
    Description 338 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 10690g/mt
  • Year 1925
    Description 411 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 12990g/mt
  • Year 1934
    Description 14,200 Yards Processed. 364 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 11510g/mt
  • Year 1934
    Description 48 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 1518g/mt
  • Year 1936
    Description 291 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 9202g/mt
  • Year 1941
    Description 640 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 20240g/mt
  • Year 1941
    Description 109 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 3447g/mt
  • Year 1948
    Description 8,000 Yards Processed. 178 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 5629g/mt
  • Year 1948
    Description 16 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 506g/mt
  • Year 1949
    Description 2,500 Yards Processed. 16 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 506g/mt
  • Year 1949
    Description 2 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 63g/mt
  • Year 1950
    Description 13,333 Yards Processed. 187 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 5914g/mt
  • Year 1950
    Description 19 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 601g/mt
  • Year 1951
    Description 267 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 8443g/mt
  • Year 1951
    Description 27 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 854g/mt

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020450029
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M015716 MAS references MRDS
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 5001437

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 045-009A

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 045-035A

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 045-069A

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 045-079

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 045-081

  • Deposit

    B225 pp. 78-79

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    B247 pp. 63-64

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    B345m p. 226

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    B379r p. 369

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    B442r pp. 344

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    B449 pp. 125-126

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    B622r pp. 371-372

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    BMB142 p. 28

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    B662b pp. 21, 24

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    B662q pp. 455, 458

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    B666P p. 96

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    B692b p. 41

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    B692y pp. 380, 392-394

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    B712a pp. 23, 52

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    B714k p. 236

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    B864A p. 49

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    B868A p. 51

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    B897A pp. 62-63

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    TDM5R p. 39

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    C250 pp. 3, 22

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    I287

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    GR12 pp. 8, 12-13

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    B1246 p. 115

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    C614 pp. 14, 16

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    MF389

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    OF508 pp. 40, 42-43

  • Deposit

    OF76-866 pp. 7-9

  • Deposit

    AK MINE LICENSE-1983

  • Deposit

    AK MINE LICENSE-1985 No. 081, 237

  • Deposit

    SR39 p. 24

  • Deposit

    BUNDTZEN, T.K., R.C. SWAINBANK, A.H. CLOUGH, M.W. HENNING,

  • Deposit

    AND E.W. HANSEN. ALASKA'S MINERAL INDUSTRY 1994. AK DIV.

  • Deposit

    GEOL. AND GEOPHYS. SURV. SPEC. REP. 48, 1994, P. 27.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit USGS CRIB A000443 USGS CRIB A000444 MSHA ID 5001437 MINING WITH A 6 CU YD (170 L) BUCKETLINE DREDGE LEASED FROM ALASKA GOLD CO. DURING 1993 (SR 48) BY TIAGA MINING CO.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 12-JUL-1995 Sbh U.S. Bureau of Mines