Alder Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10210148
MRDS ID A015043
MAS/MILS ID 0020740019
Record type Site
Current site name Alder Creek
Alternate or previous names Alder Creek 1-2, Alder Gulch, Vinasale Mountain
Related records 10002606

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -155.71821, 62.68775 (WGS84)
Elevation 168
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Seward 030 N 034 W 18 SE Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Antimony Tertiary
Bismuth Tertiary
Gold Primary
Tungsten Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -155.71821, 62.68775

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 1930

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Production statistics

  • Year 1930
    Description 6 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 187g
  • Year 1931
    Description 25 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 778g
  • Year 1932
    Description 31 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 964g

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020740019
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015043 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 074-002

  • Deposit

    B836a p. 43

  • Deposit

    B844A p. 43

  • Deposit

    B864A p. 45

  • Deposit

    MF379

  • Deposit

    OF508 p. 31

  • Deposit

    OF76-485 p. 67

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 18-JUL-1988 Neb-Mirl U.S. Bureau of Mines