Fourth of July Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10185697
MRDS ID A015350
MAS/MILS ID 0020580073
Record type Site
Current site name Fourth of July Creek
Alternate or previous names July Creek, Murphy
Related records 10002866

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -148.53898, 64.04023 (WGS84)
Elevation 731
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
Fairbanks 010 S 005 W 21 C NENW Alaska


Commodity Importance
Antimony Primary
Gold Tertiary
Lead Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -148.53898, 64.04023

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 1946

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category State

Production statistics

  • Year 1946
    Description 7 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Gold Gold 218g
  • Year 1946
    Description 1 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 31g

Comments on the production information

  • PRODUCTION RECORDED (B662, P. 394) $10,000 AU (APPROXIMATELY 500 OZ) IN 1910 AND 1911.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020580073
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015350 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 058-180

  • Deposit

    B662b p. 51

  • Deposit

    B662n pp. 388, 393-394

  • Deposit

    TDM2 pp. 13-14

  • Deposit


Reporter information

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