Eureka Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10160871
MRDS ID A000307
MAS/MILS ID 0020910011
Record type Site
Current site name Eureka Creek
Alternate or previous names Eureka Creek Nos. 1-5, Mcdougal, Hanson, Dahl

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -159.51952, 60.98823 (WGS84)
Elevation 597
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Seward 010 N 058 W 02 C W2 Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -159.51952, 60.98823

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category State

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Chas Awe, Jr.
    Year 1978
  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Bloomquist, John
    Year 1978

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020910011
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A000307 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 091-011

  • Deposit

    B622p p. 339

  • Deposit

    OF77-156

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit FRANK MCDOUGAL & H. N. HANSON OPERATED ON THIS SITE 1939. CHRIS DAHL STAKED 5 CLAIMS OM EUREKA 1954. AWE & BL00MQUIST IN 1964 ASSUMED OWERSHIP. STREAM RISES IN CIRQUE ON EAST FLANK OF MARVEL DOME. REFERENCE POINT AT CONFLUENCE OF EUREKA AND DOMINION CREEKS. CONFUSION EXISTS BETWEEN KARDEX AND MICROFICHE AS TO WHETHER LODE OR PLACER.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 14-JUN-1985 Sbh U.S. Bureau of Mines