Spruce Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10185869
MRDS ID A013354
MAS/MILS ID 0021150026
Record type Site
Current site name Spruce Creek
Alternate or previous names Centennial, Luck MS 39, Pat# 18166, Queen, Enterprise MS 38, Pat# 18166, Basin Placer MS 42, Pat# 26577, Delta 1-2, M.S. 37-39, 42, Juneau MS 40, Pat# 18165, Boonville MS 41, Pat# 18165, Silent Partner 1&2ms964,P#504293, Falls M.S. Ms964, Pat #504293, Hope MS 37, Pat# 18166
Related records 10097536

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -133.30753, 57.59975 (WGS84)
Elevation 381
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
Copper River 049 S 075 E 24 S2SWSE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -133.30753, 57.59975

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 1920

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented
Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Kensington Mines
    Interest 33
    Year 1976
  • Type Owner
    Owner Cliff And Irma Slater
    Interest 66
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1976

Production statistics

  • Year 1920
    Description 1,000 Yards Processed. 24 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 746g
  • Year 1948
    Description 6,000 Yards Processed. 30 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 933g
  • Year 1948
    Description 6 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 187g

Comments on the workings information

  • WORKINGS: DIVERSION TUNNEL AND DITCH IN FIRST BASIN. CLAIMS NOT ACTIVE 1976. DELTA # 1-2, 1957; DAVIS & DICKSON, LOCATORS. CENTENNIAL QUEEN, 1966; WATERFIELD, LOCATOR.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021150026
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013354 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 115-011

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 115-030

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 115-046

  • Deposit

    B225 pp. 36-37

  • Deposit

    B259d p. 53

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    B284e p. 41

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    B287 p. 42

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    B379d p. 72

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    B642d p. 76

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    B797a pp. 10-11

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    B810a p. 13

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    B813a p. 15

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    B824a p. 16

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    B857A p. 15

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    B864A p. 17

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    B868A p. 16

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    B880A p. 17

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    B897A p. 18

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    B910A p. 20

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    B933A p. 32

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    B1108E p. 5

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    MF425

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    OF508 p. 58

  • Deposit

    OF77-649

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 12-FEB-88 Map U.S. Bureau of Mines