Caribou Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10210090
MRDS ID A011263
MAS/MILS ID 0020660012
Record type Site
Current site name Caribou Creek
Alternate or previous names Discovery 1-3, Caribou Howtay 1-24 Assoc., Lee Bench Howtay 1-6 Assoc., Last Chance 1-5, Last Chance Fork 1-3, Howtay Association 1a & 2a
Related records 10000646

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -150.8565, 63.60927 (WGS84)
Elevation 488
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 015 S 017 W 16 SW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Antimony Tertiary
Gold Primary
Tungsten Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -150.8565, 63.60927

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-Operator
    Owner Taylor, Arley
    Year 1981
  • Type Owner
    Owner Howard, A.
    Year 1981

Production statistics

  • Year 1922
    Description 14,000 Yards Processed. 338 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 10,513g
  • Year 1924
    Description 241 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 7,496g
  • Year 1933
    Description 488 Yards Processed. 4 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 124g
  • Year 1935
    Description 1 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 31g
  • Year 1941
    Description 2115 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 65,784g
  • Year 1941
    Description 1010 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 31,415g
  • Year 1942
    Description 3285 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 102,175g
  • Year 1945
    Description 2 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 62g
  • Year 1946
    Description 145,340 Yards Processed. 2327 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 72,378g
  • Year 1946
    Description 1103 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 34,307g
  • Year 1947
    Description 73,203 Yards Processed. 933 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 29,020g
  • Year 1947
    Description 445 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 13,841g
  • Year 1951
    Description 5,000 Yards Processed. 50 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,555g
  • Year 1951
    Description 25 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 778g

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020660012
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011263 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-014

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-055

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 066-096

  • Deposit

    B314b p. 30

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    B314o pp. 218-219

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    P70 pp. 178-180

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    B662k pp. 309-310

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    B1108A p. 27, 29

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    MF366

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    OF508 p. 85

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    B1374

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    OF77-169A

  • Deposit

    MTA 82 No. E-3

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    SR38 p. 26

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    BMOF129-84 pp. 91-97

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    BMOF214-84 pp. 40,52

  • Deposit

    BMOF1-86 pp. 5,9,25,30,42-43

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit USGS CRIB D002631

Reporter information

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