Fourth of July Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Platinum, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10135825
MRDS ID A015241
MAS/MILS ID 0020510011
Record type Site
Current site name Fourth of July Creek
Alternate or previous names C. Ellingen, Morgan & Pastos, J. R. Layman, Donald Bellile Et Al., J. T. Frost, J. E. Fatheree
Related records 10002778

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -141.98889, 65.13308 (WGS84)
Elevation 427
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 004 N 028 E 35 SENWNE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Platinum Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -141.98889, 65.13308

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 1917

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Federal

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Layman, John R
    Interest 60
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1976
  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner E. E. Fatheree
    Interest 40
    Home office California
    Year 1976

Production statistics

  • Year 1917
    Description 700 Yards Processed. 25 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 778g
  • Year 1917
    Description 3 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 93g
  • Year 1918
    Description 1,100 Yards Processed. 77 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,395g
  • Year 1918
    Description 8 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 249g
  • Year 1919
    Description 1,481 Yards Processed. 64 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,991g
  • Year 1919
    Description 10 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 311g
  • Year 1922
    Description 1,000 Yards Processed. 96 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,986g
  • Year 1923
    Description 889 Yards Processed. 233 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 7,247g
  • Year 1924
    Description 5,555 Yards Processed. 852 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 26,500g
  • Year 1925
    Description 558 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 17,356g
  • Year 1926
    Description 398 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 12,379g
  • Year 1926
    Description 49 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,524g
  • Year 1930
    Description 4 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 124g
  • Year 1932
    Description 11,111 Yards Processed. 25 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 778g
  • Year 1934
    Description 301 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 9,362g
  • Year 1934
    Description 25 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 778g
  • Year 1935
    Description 306 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 9,518g
  • Year 1936
    Description 253 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 7,869g
  • Year 1948
    Description 104 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,235g
  • Year 1948
    Description 16 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 498g
  • Year 1949
    Description 70,000 Yards Processed. 1372 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 42,674g
  • Year 1949
    Description 76 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,364g
  • Year 1950
    Description 246 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 7,651g
  • Year 1950
    Description 26 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 809g
  • Year 1951
    Description 105,000 Yards Processed. 757 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 23,545g
  • Year 1951
    Description 76 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,364g
  • Year 1952
    Description 210 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 6,532g
  • Year 1952
    Description 25 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 778g

Comments on the production information

  • USGS CRIB M045827. PRODUCTION PRIOR TO 1939: 6624 OZ AU, 736 OZ AG (USBM AFOC FILES). GOLD PRODUCERS WERE IN TERTIARY CONGLOMERATE BEDROCK (B917).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020510011
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015241 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

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    ALASKA KARDEX 051-019

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    ALASKA KARDEX 051-026

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    ALASKA KARDEX 051-033

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    ALASKA KARDEX 051-034

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    ALASKA KARDEX 051-039

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Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 12-FEB-1988 Hall U.S. Bureau of Mines