Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10161338
MRDS ID A012052
MAS/MILS ID 0021120143
Record type Site
Current site name Lurvey
Alternate or previous names Lurvey Placer MS 114, No Pat #, Lurvey Placer MS 113, No Pat #, William Nelson
Related records 10001313

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -134.3312, 58.30145 (WGS84)
Elevation 579
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 041 S 068 E 20 SESENW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -134.3312, 58.30145

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 Private

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021120143
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012052 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 112-079

  • Deposit

    B287 pp. 79-80

  • Deposit

    B1139 p. 138

  • Deposit

    MIRL 28 p. 123

  • Deposit


  • Deposit


General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit USGS CRIB A001510 1881 discovered. 1889 some tunnelling done. 1898 acquired by Last Chance Hydraulic Mining Co 1899 tunnel driven to tap bottom of basin, 2 giants working, only a little gold recovered.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 13-JUL-1995 Wlg U.S. Bureau of Mines