Bird Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Copper, Gold, Tungsten

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10185428
MRDS ID A011576
MAS/MILS ID 0020750030
Record type Site
Current site name Bird Creek
Related records 10100570

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -150.90449, 62.57064 (WGS84)
Elevation 715
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 029 N 009 W 26 Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Gold Primary
Tungsten Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -150.90449, 62.57064

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1906
Year of first production 1911

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Federal

Production statistics

  • Year 1913
    Description Closed
  • Year 1949
    Description 245oz.Au 36oz.Ag Ore
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Ore Silver Silver 1,120g
    Major Ore Gold Gold 7,620g

Comments on the production information

  • CLOSED DUE TO LOW WATER. CLAIM BOUGHT BY SYNDICATE. LEASED TO MIKE TREPTE. LARGEST PRODUCER IN DISTRICT.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020750030
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011576 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

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    BM YEARBOOK 1949b p. 1358

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  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 075-014

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    ALASKA KARDEX 075-041

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General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit USGS CRIB D002715

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 02-MAY-1991 Mirl-Dwb U.S. Bureau of Mines