Tsirku River

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10185969
MRDS ID A013098
MAS/MILS ID 0021090037
Record type Site
Current site name Tsirku River
Alternate or previous names Boni, Cynthia, Salmon River
Related records 10002198

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -136.21462, 59.28034 (WGS84)
Elevation 275
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 030 S 055 E 07 SWNWSE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -136.21462, 59.28034

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Federal

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Jack And Dave Ward
    Interest 100
    Year 1975

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021090037
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013098 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 109-093

  • Deposit

    B225 p. 63

  • Deposit

    B236 pp. 13, 27, 31

  • Deposit

    B259d p. 52

  • Deposit

    B284e p. 45

  • Deposit

    B662e p. 93

  • Deposit

    B699 pp. 18-19

  • Deposit

    MF424

  • Deposit

    P832

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit TSIRKU R. PLACERS DISCOVERED 1898. FIRST DEVELOPMENT 1902. BENCH BETWEEN NUGGET & COTTONWOOD CRS ABOUT 1500 FT WIDE. PLANS FOR DRIFTS, RAISES & UNDERGROUND SLUICES TO DEVELOP BENCH. PLANS FOR LARGE DREDGES ALONG BENCH. GRAVELS 25[/YD. NEVER ACCOMPLISHED AND CLAIMS ABANDONED BY 1916. NO RECORD OF THESE BENCH CLAIMS IN KARDEX. SMALL SCALE HYDRAULIC OPERATION PRODUCED SOME GOLD. NO REFERENCE TO ACTIVE CLAIMS IN LITERATURE. ACTIVE CLAIMS ABOVE COTTONWOOD CR JUNCTION STAKED IN 1973.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 26-JUN-1995 Map U.S. Bureau of Mines