Fresno Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10233567
MRDS ID A010387
MAS/MILS ID 0020950177
Record type Site
Current site name Fresno Creek
Alternate or previous names Fresno 1-2, Independence, Meadow Lark, Mayflower, Monmouth, Arctic Circle, Blue Rock, East No. 1, East No. 2, Shell 1-2, Sob 1-10
Related records 10000331

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -149.5409, 60.66373 (WGS84)
Elevation 1295
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
Seward 007 N 002 W 25 NWSESE Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Lead Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Arsenopyrite Unknown
Galena Unknown
Gold Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -149.5409, 60.66373

Ore body information

  • Strike N10E
    Dip 80W
    Thickness 1.7M
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 1
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FAULTING
    Secondary Ore Control FOLDING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. NONE
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Strike And Dip N10E
    Date of Last Modification 880212

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
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
    Owner Paul Cordasci
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1975

Comments on the workings information

  • USGS CRIB A002878 Workings consist of numerous prospect pits and trenches.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020950177
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A010387 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 095-045

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 095-466

  • Deposit

    B587 pp. 167-168.

  • Deposit

    B849I p. 517.

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    MLA5-84 218 pp., (Locality S-265).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 27-APR-1988 Dwb U.S. Bureau of Mines