Chicago Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10136320
MRDS ID A015214
MAS/MILS ID 0020480037
Record type Site
Current site name Chicago Creek
Alternate or previous names Alpha Creek, Omega Creek
Related records 10002759

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -150.37115, 65.17322 (WGS84)
Elevation 213
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
Fairbanks 004 N 014 W 15 NENWSE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Mercury Tertiary
Silver Tertiary
Tungsten Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -150.37115, 65.17322

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 1906

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category State

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Lloyd Hubbard
    ID 5000603
    Interest 22
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1977
  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Martin H. Ott
    ID 5000603
    Interest 78
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1977

Production statistics

  • Year 1906
    Description 343 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 10,668g
  • Year 1907
    Description 205 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 6,376g
  • Year 1907
    Description 23 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 715g
  • Year 1916
    Description 92 Yards Processed. 29 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 902g
  • Year 1917
    Description 333 Yards Processed. 85 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,644g
  • Year 1917
    Description 14 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 435g
  • Year 1918
    Description 139 Yards Processed. 50 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,555g
  • Year 1918
    Description 8 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 249g
  • Year 1920
    Description 296 Yards Processed. 78 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,426g
  • Year 1921
    Description 1,200 Yards Processed. 38 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,182g
  • Year 1922
    Description 4,000 Yards Processed. 96 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,986g
  • Year 1924
    Description 103 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,204g
  • Year 1925
    Description 81 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,519g
  • Year 1926
    Description 10,000 Yards Processed. 67 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,084g
  • Year 1927
    Description 55 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,711g
  • Year 1928
    Description 12,000 Yards Processed. 39 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,213g
  • Year 1928
    Description 11 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 342g
  • Year 1929
    Description 38 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,182g
  • Year 1930
    Description 800 Yards Processed. 33 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,026g
  • Year 1931
    Description 1,916 Yards Processed. 90 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,799g
  • Year 1932
    Description 111 Yards Processed. 54 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,680g
  • Year 1933
    Description 41 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,275g
  • Year 1935
    Description 12 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 373g
  • Year 1936
    Description 42 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,306g
  • Year 1951
    Description 1,480 Yards Processed. 125 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,888g
  • Year 1951
    Description 35 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,089g
  • Year 1952
    Description 20,370 Yards Processed. 571 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 17,760g
  • Year 1952
    Description 161 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 5,008g
  • Year 1953
    Description 11,000 Yards Processed. 103 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,204g
  • Year 1953
    Description 29 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 902g
  • Year 1956
    Description 4,500 Yards Processed. 100 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,110g
  • Year 1956
    Description 20 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 622g

Comments on the production information

  • USGS CRIB D002618. PRODUCTION PRIOR TO 1907: 13 OZ. OF AU (USBMAFOC FILES). BEDROCK IS SCHISTOSE GRIT AND SLATE, GRAVEL CONTAINS SOME QUARTZITE AND VEIN QUARTZ (B259). OMEGA CREEK BECAME A PRODUCER IN 1903 (B259).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020480037
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015214 MAS references MRDS
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 5000603

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 048-016

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 048-087

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 048-122

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 048-123

  • Deposit

    B213 p. 55

  • Deposit

    B259j pp. 115, 118

  • Deposit

    B263 p. 53

  • Deposit

    B280 pp. 38, 44-45, 48-50

  • Deposit

    B284l p. 126

  • Deposit

    B337 pp. 82, 91, 96, 98

  • Deposit

    P70 p. 183

  • Deposit

    B520p p. 283

  • Deposit

    B535 p. 35

  • Deposit

    B592r p. 362

  • Deposit

    B692t p. 334

  • Deposit

    B783a p. 14

  • Deposit

    B797a p. 22

  • Deposit

    B836a p. 36

  • Deposit

    B844A p. 37

  • Deposit

    B844D pp. 203-204

  • Deposit

    B844Da p. 238

  • Deposit

    B857A p. 33

  • Deposit

    B864A p. 41

  • Deposit

    B880A p. 42

  • Deposit

    B897A p. 51

  • Deposit

    B910A p. 53

  • Deposit

    B917A p. 50

  • Deposit

    B926A p. 47

  • Deposit

    B933A p. 43

  • Deposit

    TDM1 pp. 27, 39

  • Deposit

    IC8252 p. 55

  • Deposit

    MF371

  • Deposit

    OF508 p. 77

  • Deposit

    BMOF98-76 pp. 82-85

Reporter information

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