Windfall Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10161276
MRDS ID A012024
MAS/MILS ID 0021120092
Record type Site
Current site name Windfall Creek
Alternate or previous names Detroit Alaska Min
Related records 10001290

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -134.72173, 58.49225 (WGS84)
Elevation 23
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
Copper River 039 S 065 E 17 NWNESW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -134.72173, 58.49225

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 1959

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Production statistics

  • Year 1959
    Description 14 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 435g
  • Year 1959
    Description 2 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 62g

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021120092
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012024 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-047

  • Deposit

    B225 p. 46

  • Deposit

    B225 p. 37

  • Deposit

    B259d p. 54

  • Deposit

    B263 p. 207

  • Deposit

    B284e p. 36

  • Deposit

    B287 pp. 127-129

  • Deposit

    B314d pp. 51, 56

  • Deposit

    B345e p. 88

  • Deposit

    B480f p. 109

  • Deposit

    B502 p. 55

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    B1139 p. 143

  • Deposit

    MIRL 28 p. 129

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    OF508 p. 28

  • Deposit

    REDMAN NEWSPAPER 1987p. 46

Reporter information

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