Mccann Creek

Prospect in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, PGE

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10233604
MRDS ID A013216
MAS/MILS ID 0021230009
Record type Site
Current site name Mccann Creek
Alternate or previous names Smalls River
Related records 10002308

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -161.71409, 58.97985 (WGS84)
Elevation 55
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
Seward 014 S 075 W 12 C SWNE Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Tertiary
PGE Primary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -161.71409, 58.97985

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Comments on the ownership information

  • Previous owner: Edward McCann, 1931

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021230009
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013216 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 123-009

  • Deposit

    P630 p. 81

  • Deposit

    P938 pp. 5, 23, 27, 39

  • Deposit

    OF77-168B p. 24

  • Deposit

    OF77-168D p. 50

  • Deposit

    OF80-909 pp. 23, 30

  • Deposit

    OF82-719 p. 9, No. 205

  • Deposit

    DMEA 2931 12 pp.

  • Deposit

    MR123-4 p. 13

  • Deposit

    BMOF1-88 pp. 14,16-17,19,21-23,28,68-69,175

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 8 claims staked in 1931. Workings consis of 2 pits. Claims drilled under a Defnese Minerals Exploration Administration (DMEA) grant in 1953. Au fineness is 918.

Reporter information

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