Bangor Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10160483
MRDS ID A012890
MAS/MILS ID 0020520011
Record type Site
Current site name Bangor Creek
Alternate or previous names Butterfield Canyon, Alberto 1-2, Jorosa Creek, Butterfield Creek, Butterfield Scheelite 1-4, Marjorie 1-2, Electronics 3
Related records 10002041

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -165.48249, 64.69098 (WGS84)
Elevation 76
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 009 S 034 W 21 SENWSE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Tertiary
Tungsten Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -165.48249, 64.69098

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
Type of mineral rights Patented

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Nome Mines, Inc.
    ID 5001142
    Interest 11
    Year 1977

Production statistics

  • Year 1915
    Description 409,000 Yards Processed. 9675 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 300,926g
  • Year 1916
    Description 190,000 Yards Processed. 5292 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 164,600g
  • Year 1917
    Description 120,000 Yards Processed. 2988 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 92,937g
  • Year 1917
    Description 335 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 10,420g
  • Year 1918
    Description 144,850 Yards Processed. 1484 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 46,158g
  • Year 1918
    Description 166 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 5,163g
  • Year 1921
    Description 1,200 Yards Processed. 116 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,608g
  • Year 1929
    Description 54 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,680g
  • Year 1929
    Description 6 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 187g

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020520011
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012890 MAS references MRDS
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 5001142

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 052-008

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 052-191

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 052-252

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 052-261

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 052-270

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 052-311

  • Deposit

    B480c p. 42

  • Deposit

    B533 p. 87

  • Deposit

    B622r p. 367

  • Deposit

    BMB142 p. 27

  • Deposit

    B662q pp. 452, 455

  • Deposit

    B712h pp. 187-188

  • Deposit

    OF17 p. 6

  • Deposit

    RI4174 p. 33

  • Deposit

    MF463

  • Deposit

    BMOF98-76 p. 57

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit USGS CRIB D002574 USGS CRIB D002576 M.S. 1174 ISSUED OCTOBER 19, 1918 - 37.25 ACRES, PAT #650495. M.S. 1844 ISSUED JUNE 15, 1929-17.06 ACRES - PAT#1027691. PRODUCTION PRIOR TO 1936: 20,894 02. OF GOLD, 2,322 OZ. OF SILVER (USBMAFOC FILES). BEDROCK IS SCHIST WITH A FEW INTERSTRATIFIED LIMESTONE BEDS. THE GRAVEL IS SCHIST AND QUARTZ WITH SOME ORANITE BOULDERS. SCHEELITE AND HEMATITE OCCUR WITH THE GOLD. CLAIMS PATENTED UNDER M.S. 1844 (PAT. NO. 1027691). USGS CRIB A002426

Reporter information

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