Rock Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10208776
MRDS ID A012897
MAS/MILS ID 0020520163
Record type Site
Current site name Rock Creek
Alternate or previous names Sophie Gulch
Related records 10002048

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -165.41998, 64.61178 (WGS84)
Elevation 76
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
Kateel River 010 S 034 W 23 Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Tungsten Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -165.41998, 64.61178

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 1916

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented
Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Production statistics

  • Year 1916
    Description 320 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 9,953g
  • Year 1920
    Description 1,116 Yards Processed. 64 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,991g
  • Year 1921
    Description 300 Yards Processed. 38 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,182g
  • Year 1922
    Description 2,000 Yards Processed. 41 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,275g
  • Year 1923
    Description 400 Yards Processed. 48 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,493g
  • Year 1934
    Description 4 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 124g
  • Year 1935
    Description 8 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 249g
  • Year 1936
    Description 8 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 249g
  • Year 1950
    Description 66 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,053g
  • Year 1950
    Description 5 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 156g
  • Year 1958
    Description 1,750 Yards Processed. 121 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,764g
  • Year 1958
    Description 14 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 435g
  • Year 1960
    Description 4,020 Yards Processed. 319 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 9,922g
  • Year 1960
    Description 38 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 1,182g
  • Year 1961
    Description 1,250 Yards Processed. 343 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 10,668g
  • Year 1961
    Description 40 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 1,244g
  • Year 1962
    Description 8,430 Yards Processed. 564 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 17,542g
  • Year 1962
    Description 65 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 2,022g
  • Year 1963
    Description 8,000 Yards Processed. 562 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 17,480g
  • Year 1963
    Description 64 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 1,991g
  • Year 1964
    Description 6,800 Yards Processed. 481 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 14,961g
  • Year 1964
    Description 56 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 1,742g

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020520163
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012897 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 052-132

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 052-196

  • Deposit

    SP4 p. 25

  • Deposit

    B263 p. 53

  • Deposit

    B284n p. 135

  • Deposit

    B328 pp. 195-196

  • Deposit

    B533 pp. 75-76, 86

  • Deposit

    B662q pp. 455, 457

  • Deposit

    B712h p. 188

  • Deposit

    B722f pp. 244, 246-247

  • Deposit

    B773a p. 31

  • Deposit

    B783a p. 16

  • Deposit

    OF17 pp. 5-6

  • Deposit

    TDM5R p. 42

  • Deposit

    RI4174 pp. 32-33

  • Deposit

    MF247

  • Deposit

    B1246 p. 124

  • Deposit

    MF463

  • Deposit

    OF508 p. 50

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit PATENTED CLAIM AS M.S. 332 (PAT. NO. 74631) USGS CRIB D002590

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 17-JUL-1995 Mirl-Rdc U.S. Bureau of Mines