Big Hurrah Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10184980
MRDS ID D012597
MAS/MILS ID 0020530070
Record type Site
Current site name Big Hurrah Creek

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -164.24767, 64.65241 (WGS84)
Elevation 52
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
Kateel River 010 S 028 W 03 NESWNW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Antimony Tertiary
Gold Primary
Silver Tertiary
Tungsten Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -164.24767, 64.65241

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Year of first production 1916

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented
Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Production statistics

  • Year 1916
    Description 60,000 Yards Processed. 574 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 17,853g
  • Year 1917
    Description 70,000 Yards Processed. 713 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 22,177g
  • Year 1917
    Description 80 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,488g
  • Year 1918
    Description 12,000 Yards Processed. 261 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 8,118g
  • Year 1918
    Description 15 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 467g
  • Year 1919
    Description 40,000 Yards Processed. 509 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 15,832g
  • Year 1919
    Description 70 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,177g
  • Year 1920
    Description 43,888 Yards Processed. 416 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 12,939g
  • Year 1920
    Description 25 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 778g
  • Year 1921
    Description 60,700 Yards Processed. 342 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 10,637g
  • Year 1921
    Description 29 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 902g
  • Year 1922
    Description 19,000 Yards Processed. 554 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 17,231g
  • Year 1922
    Description 28 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 871g
  • Year 1923
    Description 34,963 Yards Processed. 373 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 11,602g
  • Year 1923
    Description 23 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 715g
  • Year 1924
    Description 6,000 Yards Processed. 60 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,866g
  • Year 1924
    Description 6 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 187g
  • Year 1925
    Description 47 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,462g
  • Year 1925
    Description 14 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 435g
  • Year 1926
    Description 1270 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 39,501g
  • Year 1926
    Description 122 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 3,795g
  • Year 1935
    Description 128 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,981g
  • Year 1941
    Description 500 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 15,552g
  • Year 1941
    Description 120 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 3,732g
  • Year 1943
    Description 23 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 715g
  • Year 1943
    Description 4 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 124g
  • Year 1946
    Description 652 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 20,279g
  • Year 1946
    Description 70 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,177g
  • Year 1947
    Description 652 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 20,279g
  • Year 1947
    Description 68 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,115g
  • Year 1948
    Description 2,000 Yards Processed. 14 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 435g
  • Year 1948
    Description 2 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 62g
  • Year 1949
    Description 40,500 Yards Processed. 332 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 10,326g
  • Year 1949
    Description 35 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,089g

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020530070
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D012597 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 053-024

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 053-135

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 053-136

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 053-156

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 053-199

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 053-214

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 053-235

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 053-241

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 053-246

  • Deposit

    SP4 p. 102

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    B259b p. 22

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    B263 pp. 14, 209

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    B328 pp. 223, 227-232

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    B345m p. 222

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    B379p p. 291

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    B433 pp. 139, 156, 180-182

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    B442s p. 360

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    B520t p. 342

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    B592u p. 390

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    B712h pp. 187, 189

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    B714k p. 233

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    B722a p. 63

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    B739a p. 9

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    B755a p. 14

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    B773a p. 27

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    B783a p. 18

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    B792a pp. 22, 25

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    B797a p. 31

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    OF4 pp. 3-4

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    MF445

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    OF508 p. 51

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    B1374 p. 91

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    BMOF73-75 p. 72

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    OF75-2

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    OF78-181 pp. 24-25

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit USGS CRIB A003301

Reporter information

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