Boob Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Chromium, Gold, Mercury, PGE, Silver, Tin

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10185606
MRDS ID A015001
MAS/MILS ID 0020640001
Record type Site
Current site name Boob Creek
Alternate or previous names Walden Pup, Walden Pup East 1 Above, Walden Pup 1-6 Above, Walden Pup West 4-6, Walden Pup East, Walden Pup 1-2 Below
Related records 10101004

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -157.0049, 63.33004 (WGS84)
Elevation 111
Location accuracy 10(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 025 S 010 E 08 SWSESW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Chromium Tertiary
Gold Primary
Mercury Tertiary
PGE Tertiary
Silver Tertiary
Tin Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -157.0049, 63.33004

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 1916

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Frank Walter
    Interest 100
    Year 1976

Production statistics

  • Year 1916
    Description 120 Yards Processed. 89 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,768g
  • Year 1917
    Description 13,333 Yards Processed. 2237 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 69,578g
  • Year 1917
    Description 237 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 7,372g
  • Year 1918
    Description 1,778 Yards Processed. 1521 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 47,308g
  • Year 1918
    Description 161 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 5,008g

Comments on the production information

  • USGS CRIB M045397. PRODUCTION PRIOR TO 1919: 3120 OZ AU, 312 OZ AG (USBM AFOC FILES).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020640001
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015001 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 064-038

  • Deposit

    B642l p. 251

  • Deposit

    BMB153 pp. 2, 54

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    B662b pp. 23-24, 58

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    B666P p. 96

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    B692b pp. 20-21

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    B692v pp. 349-350

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    B712a p. 23

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    B714b p. 71

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    B739g p. 158

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    B754 pp. 106, 118

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    B755a p. 44

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    B773a p. 30

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    TDM1 pp. 20, 26, 35

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    IC8252 p. 54

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    P630 pp. 89-90

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    MF367

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    OF508 pp. 81-82

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    OF76-576 p. 62

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    SR38 p. 25

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 29-JUL-1991 Neb-Mirl U.S. Bureau of Mines