Penny River

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Cobalt, Gold, Platinum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10208630
MRDS ID A002511
MAS/MILS ID 0020520196
Record type Site
Current site name Penny River

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -165.70607, 64.54928 (WGS84)
Elevation 8
Location accuracy 100(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 011 S 035 W 08 Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATION POINT ASSUMED.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Cobalt Tertiary
Gold Primary
Platinum Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -165.70607, 64.54928

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Year of first production 1918

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Production statistics

  • Year 1918
    Description 278 Yards Processed. 12 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 373g
  • Year 1918
    Description 1 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 31g
  • Year 1919
    Description 480 Yards Processed. 15 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 467g
  • Year 1919
    Description 1 Troy Ounces Silver
  • Year 1920
    Description 240 Yards Processed. 8 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 249g
  • Year 1923
    Description 400 Yards Processed. 6 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 187g

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020520196
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A002511 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 052-095

  • Deposit

    B712h p. 189

  • Deposit

    B773a p. 30

Reporter information

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