Buster Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10160197
MRDS ID A012923
MAS/MILS ID 0020520133
Record type Site
Current site name Buster Creek
Alternate or previous names Grace Gulch, Union Gulch, Ida Creek, Creek Claims, Martin Bench
Related records 10100990

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -165.24657, 64.59929 (WGS84)
Elevation 30
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
Kateel River 010 S 033 W 27 Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -165.24657, 64.59929

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner Bill Hoogendorn
    Year 1981

Production statistics

  • Year 1915
    Description 247 Yards Processed. 108 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,359g
  • Year 1916
    Description 3,493 Yards Processed. 131 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 4,075g
  • Year 1917
    Description 1,000 Yards Processed. 62 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,928g
  • Year 1917
    Description 7 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 218g
  • Year 1918
    Description 200 Yards Processed. 20 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 622g
  • Year 1918
    Description 2 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 62g
  • Year 1921
    Description 500 Yards Processed. 48 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,493g
  • Year 1922
    Description 500 Yards Processed. 45 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,400g
  • Year 1927
    Description 300 Yards Processed. 21 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 653g
  • Year 1928
    Description 16 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 498g
  • Year 1929
    Description 20 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 622g
  • Year 1946
    Description 195 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 6,065g
  • Year 1946
    Description 23 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 715g
  • Year 1947
    Description 14,000 Yards Processed. 284 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 8,833g
  • Year 1947
    Description 31 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 964g
  • Year 1948
    Description 228 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 7,092g
  • Year 1948
    Description 26 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 809g
  • Year 1949
    Description 104 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,235g
  • Year 1949
    Description 11 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 342g
  • Year 1952
    Description 63 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,960g
  • Year 1952
    Description 10 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 311g
  • Year 1953
    Description 35,000 Yards Processed. 123 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,826g
  • Year 1953
    Description 16 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 498g
  • Year 1954
    Description 30,000 Yards Processed. 230 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 7,154g
  • Year 1954
    Description 29 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 902g
  • Year 1955
    Description 35,000 Yards Processed. 319 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 9,922g
  • Year 1955
    Description 38 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 1,182g
  • Year 1956
    Description 35,000 Yards Processed. 234 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 7,278g
  • Year 1956
    Description 27 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 840g

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020520133
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012923 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 052-018

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 052-171

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 052-173

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 052-175

  • Deposit

    SP4 p. 78

  • Deposit

    B314i p. 141

  • Deposit

    B328 p. 172

  • Deposit

    B345m p. 216

  • Deposit

    B533 pp. 93, 96-97

  • Deposit

    B622r p. 370

  • Deposit

    B662q p. 455

  • Deposit

    B712h p. 189

  • Deposit

    MF463

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit USGS CRIB A002550 USGS CRIB A002461

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 17-JUL-1995 Rdc U.S. Bureau of Mines