Yellow Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10209472
MRDS ID A011279
MAS/MILS ID 0020660018
Record type Site
Current site name Yellow Creek
Alternate or previous names Grizzly 1-2, Ruby Creek, Yellow Pup 1-4
Related records 10000656

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -150.83119, 63.56017 (WGS84)
Elevation 762
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
Fairbanks 016 S 017 W 03 NW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Lead Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Arsenopyrite Unknown
Pyrite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -150.83119, 63.56017

Ore body information

  • Thickness 1M
    Length 12M
    Field Value
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. UNKNOWN
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Date of Last Modification 890725

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 1907

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Federal

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Jim Fuksa
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1983

Production statistics

  • Year 1907
    Description 26 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 809g
  • Year 1907
    Description 6 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 187g
  • Year 1918
    Description 166 Yards Processed. 76 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,364g
  • Year 1918
    Description 23 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 715g
  • Year 1924
    Description 33 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,026g
  • Year 1925
    Description 23 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 715g
  • Year 1926
    Description 13 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 404g
  • Year 1930
    Description 14 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 435g
  • Year 1931
    Description 11 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 342g
  • Year 1933
    Description 17 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 529g
  • Year 1935
    Description 9 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 280g
  • Year 1936
    Description 7 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 218g

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings consist of one small open cut.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020660018
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011279 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-053

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-095

  • Deposit

    B314o p. 218

  • Deposit

    B662k p. 309

  • Deposit

    B687 p. 91

  • Deposit

    B797a p. 23

  • Deposit

    B836a p. 41

  • Deposit

    B844A p. 41

  • Deposit

    B849F p. 371

  • Deposit

    B857A p. 39

  • Deposit

    B864A p. 43

  • Deposit

    B880A p. 46

  • Deposit

    B897A p. 56

  • Deposit

    B917A p. 57

  • Deposit

    MF366

  • Deposit

    BMOF129-84 Locality #60

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 25-JUL-1989 Mjn U.S. Bureau of Mines