Devils Canyon Occurrence

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Platinum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10185951
MAS/MILS ID 0020760083
Record type Site
Current site name Devils Canyon Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -149.23608, 62.80428 (WGS84)
Elevation 305
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
Seward 031 N 001 E 03 NENESE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Platinum Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -149.23608, 62.80428

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1988
Discovery method Geochemical Anomaly

Mining district

District name Valdez Creek District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Unknown

Land status

Ownership category Private

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020760083

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USBM OFR 31-89

  • Deposit

    USBM OFR 34-90

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit PLACER SAMPLE CONTAINED VISIBLE GOLD. ANALYSIS SHOWED 830 PPB GOLD AND 860 PPB PLATINUM. LOCATED ON ALASKA NATIVE LAND HOLDINGS.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 20-SEP-1991 Djb U.S. Bureau of Mines