Thunder Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10136979
MRDS ID A011581
MAS/MILS ID 0020750005
Record type Site
Current site name Thunder Creek
Related records 10000917

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -151.00419, 62.48704 (WGS84)
Elevation 457
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
Seward 028 N 009 W 30 NWNESE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Gold Primary
Silver Tertiary
Tin Tertiary
Tungsten Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -151.00419, 62.48704

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 Mixed

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner James Hooser, Ralph Pott, Eugene Thompson
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1976

Production statistics

  • Year 1906
    Description 77 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,395g
  • Year 1915
    Description 800 Yards Processed. 76 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,364g
  • Year 1917
    Description 20,000 Yards Processed. 685 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 21,306g
  • Year 1917
    Description 89 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,768g
  • Year 1918
    Description 390 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 12,130g
  • Year 1918
    Description 51 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,586g
  • Year 1919
    Description 26,000 Yards Processed. 444 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 13,810g
  • Year 1919
    Description 65 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,022g
  • Year 1921
    Description 3,593 Yards Processed. 403 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 12,535g
  • Year 1922
    Description 6,000 Yards Processed. 201 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 6,252g
  • Year 1923
    Description 10,200 Yards Processed. 156 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 4,852g
  • Year 1924
    Description 15,219 Yards Processed. 305 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 9,487g
  • Year 1925
    Description 225 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 6,998g
  • Year 1926
    Description 9,575 Yards Processed. 98 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,048g
  • Year 1927
    Description 7,682 Yards Processed. 130 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 4,043g
  • Year 1929
    Description 14 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 435g
  • Year 1931
    Description 26,540 Yards Processed. 88 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,737g
  • Year 1932
    Description 15 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 467g
  • Year 1934
    Description 13,391 Yards Processed. 30 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 933g
  • Year 1934
    Description 4 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 124g
  • Year 1935
    Description 35 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,089g
  • Year 1936
    Description 67 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,084g
  • Year 1945
    Description 15,000 Yards Processed. 4 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 124g
  • Year 1946
    Description 5 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 156g
  • Year 1946
    Description 1 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 31g
  • Year 1947
    Description 1,000 Yards Processed. 9 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 280g
  • Year 1947
    Description 1 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 31g
  • Year 1948
    Description 2,000 Yards Processed. 42 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,306g
  • Year 1948
    Description 6 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 187g
  • Year 1950
    Description 300 Yards Processed. 26 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 809g
  • Year 1950
    Description 4 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 124g
  • Year 1953
    Description 8,000 Yards Processed. 117 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,639g
  • Year 1953
    Description 17 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 529g
  • Year 1954
    Description 4,000 Yards Processed. 60 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,866g
  • Year 1954
    Description 9 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 280g
  • Year 1955
    Description 21,000 Yards Processed. 62 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,928g
  • Year 1955
    Description 9 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 280g
  • Year 1956
    Description 191 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 5,941g
  • Year 1956
    Description 29 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 902g
  • Year 1957
    Description 36,300 Yards Processed. 280 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 8,709g
  • Year 1957
    Description 42 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,306g
  • Year 1958
    Description 8,000 Yards Processed. 163 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 5,070g
  • Year 1958
    Description 24 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 746g
  • Year 1959
    Description 1,800 Yards Processed. 32 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 995g
  • Year 1959
    Description 5 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 156g

Comments on the production information

  • USGS CRIB D002713. PRODUCTION PRIOR TO 1960: 4781 OZ AU, 816 OZ AG (USBM AFOC FILES).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020750005
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011581 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 075-038

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 075-039

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 075-058

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 075-083

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 075-084

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 075-097

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 075-112

  • Deposit

    B314h p. 119

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    B520j pp. 182, 190-191

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    B534 p. 61

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    B542c p. 44

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    B592d p. 66

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    BMB153 p. 42

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    B692m pp. 249-251

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    B755c p. 130

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    B773b pp. 55, 57-59

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    B810a p. 22

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    B813a p. 25

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    B824a p. 29

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    B836a p. 28

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    B844A p. 29

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    B857A p. 27

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    B864A p. 31

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    B868A p. 33

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    B910A p. 41

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    B917A p. 39

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    B933A p. 35

  • Deposit

    B1024A pp. 2, 13, 19

  • Deposit

    OF311 pp. 7-40

  • Deposit

    P610 p. 13

  • Deposit

    MF369

  • Deposit

    OF508 pp. 13-14

  • Deposit

    BMOF98-76 p. 74

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 02-MAY-1991 Dwb U.S. Bureau of Mines