Willow Creek Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10136634
MRDS ID A013407
MAS/MILS ID 0020810012
Record type Site
Current site name Willow Creek Mine
Related records 10101002

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -161.90573, 61.8076 (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
Seward 020 N 070 W 24 C W2W2 Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
PGE Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -161.90573, 61.8076

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 1919

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Production statistics

  • Year 1919
    Description 15,062 Yards Processed. 2551 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 79,345g
  • Year 1919
    Description 327 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 10,171g
  • Year 1920
    Description 6,881 Yards Processed. 2174 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 67,619g
  • Year 1921
    Description 2,481 Yards Processed. 120 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,732g
  • Year 1922
    Description 4,520 Yards Processed. 361 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 11,228g
  • Year 1923
    Description 2,012 Yards Processed. 248 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 7,714g
  • Year 1924
    Description 186 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 5,785g
  • Year 1925
    Description 129 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 4,012g
  • Year 1926
    Description 1,700 Yards Processed. 112 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,484g
  • Year 1927
    Description 1,167 Yards Processed. 40 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,244g
  • Year 1928
    Description 58 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,804g
  • Year 1928
    Description 12 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 373g
  • Year 1929
    Description 1,037 Yards Processed. 57 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,773g
  • Year 1929
    Description 9 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 280g
  • Year 1930
    Description 300 Yards Processed. 13 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 404g
  • Year 1930
    Description 3 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 93g
  • Year 1934
    Description 444 Yards Processed. 45 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,400g
  • Year 1934
    Description 5 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 156g
  • Year 1935
    Description 1642 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 51,072g
  • Year 1936
    Description 12 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 373g
  • Year 1941
    Description 34 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,058g
  • Year 1941
    Description 6 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 187g
  • Year 1942
    Description 24 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 746g
  • Year 1942
    Description 4 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 124g
  • Year 1943
    Description 14 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 435g
  • Year 1943
    Description 2 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 62g
  • Year 1945
    Description 21 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 653g
  • Year 1945
    Description 3 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 93g
  • Year 1946
    Description 641 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 19,937g
  • Year 1946
    Description 83 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,582g
  • Year 1947
    Description 1145 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 35,645g
  • Year 1947
    Description 146 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 4,541g
  • Year 1950
    Description 193 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 6,003g
  • Year 1950
    Description 25 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 778g
  • Year 1951
    Description 314 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 9,766g
  • Year 1951
    Description 42 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,306g
  • Year 1952
    Description 590 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 18,351g
  • Year 1952
    Description 76 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,364g
  • Year 1953
    Description 35,000 Yards Processed. 994 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 30,917g
  • Year 1953
    Description 128 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 3,981g
  • Year 1954
    Description 50,000 Yards Processed. 605 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 18,818g
  • Year 1954
    Description 83 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,582g
  • Year 1955
    Description 20,000 Yards Processed. 369 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 11,477g
  • Year 1955
    Description 50 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,555g

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020810012
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013407 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 081-006

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 081-008

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 081-016

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    OF77-168D p. 94, No. 1

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    OF82-719 p. 8, No. 168

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit USGS CRIB M045400

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 18-JUL-1995 Sbh U.S. Bureau of Mines