Oregon Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Bismuth, Gold, Tungsten

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10112168
MRDS ID A012869
MAS/MILS ID 0020520079
Record type Site
Current site name Oregon Creek
Alternate or previous names Gustafson & Swedman
Related records 10002023

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -165.70049, 64.68098 (WGS84)
Elevation 350
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
Kateel River 009 S 035 W 28 Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Bismuth Tertiary
Gold Primary
Tungsten Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -165.70049, 64.68098

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Year of first production 1915

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Production statistics

  • Year 1915
    Description 140 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 4427g/mt
  • Year 1916
    Description 500 Yards Processed. 564 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 17840g/mt
  • Year 1917
    Description 40 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1265g/mt
  • Year 1917
    Description 4 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 127g/mt
  • Year 1918
    Description 3,600 Yards Processed. 8 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 253g/mt
  • Year 1918
    Description 1 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 32g/mt
  • Year 1941
    Description 301 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 9519g/mt
  • Year 1941
    Description 39 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 1233g/mt

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020520079
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012869 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 052-185

  • Deposit

    SP4 pp. 69, 92-94

  • Deposit

    B284n p. 136

  • Deposit

    B328 pp. 211-213

  • Deposit

    B622r p. 370

  • Deposit

    B662q p. 455

  • Deposit

    B712h p. 189

  • Deposit

    B933A p. 57

  • Deposit

    TDM5R p. 17

  • Deposit

    MF463

  • Deposit

    OF508 p. 51

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit M.S. 1365 (PAT. NO. 981082) M.S. 1366 (PAT. NO. 981079) M.S. 1369 (PAT. NO. 981080) M.S. 1383 (PAT. NO. 981081) M.S. 1384 (PAT. NO. 1021621) USGS CRIB D002573

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 17-JUL-1995 Mirl-Rdc U.S. Bureau of Mines