Portage Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10136741
MRDS ID A013352
MAS/MILS ID 0020670023
Record type Site
Current site name Portage Creek
Alternate or previous names Discovery, Portage Creek Discovery, Jolee Nos. 1-3, Discovery, No. 1 Above, Discovery, Nos. 1-3 Below, Portage Creek Nos. 1-2 Above, Portage Creek Nos. 1-4 Below, Billy Nos. 1-2, Gerald Duo 1-3, Little Delta R West F, Ruby Nos. 1-2
Related records 10233880, 10002431

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -147.08752, 63.90435 (WGS84)
Elevation 723
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 012 S 003 E 01 N2 Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -147.08752, 63.90435

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 1923

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category State

Production statistics

  • Year 1923
    Description 500 Yards Processed. 19 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 591g
  • Year 1924
    Description 19 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 591g
  • Year 1935
    Description 176 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 5,474g
  • Year 1936
    Description 114 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,546g

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020670023
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013352 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 067-032

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 067-181

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 067-205

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 067-215

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 067-278

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 067-279

  • Deposit

    B480l p. 229

  • Deposit

    B501 pp. 44, 52

  • Deposit

    B864A p. 42

  • Deposit

    B897A p. 55

  • Deposit

    B910A p. 55

  • Deposit

    B917A p. 54

  • Deposit

    B926A p. 51

  • Deposit

    B933A p. 49

  • Deposit

    MF394

Reporter information

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