Glacier Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Lead, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10185576
MRDS ID A011271
MAS/MILS ID 0020660005
Record type Site
Current site name Glacier Creek
Alternate or previous names Flat Creek, Fifteen Gulch, Twentytwo Gulch, Yellow Creek, Ruby Creek, Discovery 1-2, Red Hat 1-3, Lucky Pat 1-3-4-5, Little Audrey 1-4, Schmuck 1-3, Glacier Assoc. 1-5, Glacier Assoc. Bench 3, Glacier, Eighteen Gulch, Claim 1
Related records 10000651

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -150.9321, 63.59897 (WGS84)
Elevation 488
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
Fairbanks 015 S 017 W 19 W2 Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Lead Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -150.9321, 63.59897

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 1907

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category National Park

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Milton Jauhola
    ID 5001383
    Interest 33
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1983
  • Type Owner
    Owner Jim Fuska
    ID 5001383
    Interest 33
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1983
  • Type Owner
    Owner Schmuck, Arthur J.
    ID 5001383
    Interest 33
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1983
  • Type Operator
    Owner Aurora Mining, Inc.
    ID 5001383
    Home office Washington
    Year 1983

Comments on the ownership information

  • OPERATOR ADDRESS: KLK INC. STAR ROUTE BOX 9070 FAIRBANKS, ALASKA 99701

Production statistics

  • Year 1907
    Description 116 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,608g
  • Year 1907
    Description 25 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 778g
  • Year 1918
    Description 41 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,275g
  • Year 1918
    Description 6 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 187g
  • Year 1919
    Description 768 Yards Processed. 84 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,613g
  • Year 1919
    Description 21 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 653g
  • Year 1920
    Description 20 Yards Processed. 2 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 62g
  • Year 1921
    Description 1,400 Yards Processed. 65 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,022g
  • Year 1922
    Description 3,400 Yards Processed. 63 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,960g
  • Year 1923
    Description 6,433 Yards Processed. 133 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 4,137g
  • Year 1924
    Description 139 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 4,323g
  • Year 1925
    Description 38 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,182g
  • Year 1926
    Description 88 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,737g
  • Year 1927
    Description 18 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 560g
  • Year 1930
    Description 21 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 653g
  • Year 1933
    Description 205 Yards Processed. 13 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 404g
  • Year 1934
    Description 880 Yards Processed. 16 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 498g
  • Year 1934
    Description 4 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 124g
  • Year 1942
    Description 142 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 4,417g
  • Year 1945
    Description 182 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 5,661g
  • Year 1945
    Description 17 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 529g
  • Year 1949
    Description 37,156 Yards Processed. 524 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 16,298g
  • Year 1949
    Description 156 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 4,852g
  • Year 1955
    Description 8,000 Yards Processed. 97 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,017g
  • Year 1955
    Description 27 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 840g

Comments on the production information

  • PRODUCTION PRIOR TO 1956: 1,154 OZ. OF GOLD AND 338 OZ. OF SILVER (USBMAFOC FILES). WORKINGS: THE USUAL METHOD (FOR 1916) OF GROUND SLUICING AND SHOVELING-IN. SOME OPERATORS USED BEDROCK DRAINS. KLK USED D-8 DOZER, STACKER, SHAKER SCREEN AND SLUICE PLATE IN 1975 OPERATION (CARNES,1975 & B687). BEDROCK IS COMPRISED OF QUARTZITE SCHISTS, GREENSTONE SCHISTS, AND GARNETIFEROUS MICA SCHISTS WITH MANY QTZ SEAMS AND LENSES. GRAVELS ARE COARSE WITH MANY BOULDERS. GOLD IS MOSTLY ON BEDROCK WITH MANY NUGGETS, THE LARGEST VALUED AT $365,00 (P70). ADDRESS FOR KLK INC: STAR ROUTE BOX 145 PALMER, AK 99645.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020660005
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011271 MAS references MRDS
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 5001383

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-014

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-044

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-049

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-094

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-099

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-111

  • Deposit

    B314o pp. 218, 220

  • Deposit

    P70 pp. 178-180

  • Deposit

    B662k pp. 307-309

  • Deposit

    B687 pp. 90-92

  • Deposit

    B739a p. 37

  • Deposit

    B755a p. 41

  • Deposit

    B755c pp. 141-142

  • Deposit

    B797a p. 23

  • Deposit

    B813a p. 35

  • Deposit

    B836e p. 335

  • Deposit

    B849F pp. 353, 371

  • Deposit

    B868A p. 44

  • Deposit

    B910A p. 58

  • Deposit

    B917A p. 57

  • Deposit

    B1108A p. 26, 29

  • Deposit

    MF366

  • Deposit

    OF508 p. 85

  • Deposit

    BMOF98-76 p. 54

  • Deposit

    SR38 p. 26

  • Deposit

    BMOF129-84 pp. 80,83-88

  • Deposit

    BMOF1-86 pp. 5,9

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 25-JUL-1989 Glh-Mirl U.S. Bureau of Mines