Lower Portage Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Bismuth, Copper, Gold, REE, Thorium, Tin, Tungsten

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10136482
MAS/MILS ID 0020500072
Record type Site
Current site name Lower Portage Creek
Alternate or previous names The Lightning Assoc., The Edie M, Short Pier, Discovery #2, Treasure Myne 1-19, The Big Chief, The Triangle, The Lake View, Calida, The Dodo, Nile Temple, William Moses, Pier Zero, Gh #1, Gh #2, Discovery #3

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -144.60981, 65.46144 (WGS84)
Elevation 320
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 007 N 015 E 02 SESWNW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Bismuth Tertiary
Copper Tertiary
Gold Primary
REE Tertiary
Thorium Tertiary
Tin Tertiary
Tungsten Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -144.60981, 65.46144

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Terry Walston
    Year 1980
  • Type Owner
    Owner Ben Wilson
    Year 1980
  • Type Owner
    Owner Nelson, William D.
    Year 1980
  • Type Owner
    Owner Ben Willi
    Year 1980
  • Type Owner
    Owner E. J. Craft
    Year 1980
  • Type Owner
    Owner Harold Going
    Year 1980
  • Type Owner
    Owner George Bailey
    Year 1980

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020500072

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 050-070

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 050-088

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 050-133

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 050-134

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 050-146

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 050-297

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 050-367

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    OF76-633 pp. 54-55

Reporter information

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