Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10161091
MRDS ID A012076
MAS/MILS ID 0021120009
Record type Site
Current site name Horrible
Alternate or previous names Horrible MS 0060, Pat# 026397
Related records 10001336

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -135.10126, 58.86975 (WGS84)
Elevation 640
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
Copper River 035 S 062 E 04 NW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -135.10126, 58.86975

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Echo Bay Mines
    Year 1992
  • Type Owner
    Owner Coeur Alaska Inc.
    Year 1992

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1992
    Inferred 3,560,000mt ore
    Total resources 3,560,000mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Gold Au 3.7 g/mt Gold Major 1992

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021120009
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012076 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-009

  • Reserve-Resource

    DGGS IC 35, P. 10, 1992

  • Deposit

    B284 p.33

  • Deposit

    B287 pp. 135-6

  • Deposit

    B1246 p.160

  • Deposit

    B446 p. 39

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    REDMAN NEWSPAPER 1987p. 17

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 1887 discovered. 1895 tunnels driven. 1896 purchased by Portland Alaska Gold Mining Co. 1897 10 stamp mill and tram completed and 500 tons mined which yield 75 ozs of gold. 1911 ore sent to Ivanhoe mill.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 10-JUN-1992 Cwm U.S. Bureau of Mines