Greenstone Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10257443
MRDS ID A015545
MAS/MILS ID 0020560017
Record type Site
Current site name Greenstone Creek
Alternate or previous names Greenstone Gulch, Gold Dollar, Silver Dollar, Moose Claims, Greenstone Cr. Dredge, Zero 1-3 Below, Zero 1-2 Above
Related records 10003027

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -155.52668, 64.30279 (WGS84)
Elevation 152
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
Kateel River 014 S 017 E 04 C W2 Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Tertiary
Tin Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -155.52668, 64.30279

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 1916

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Clarence Zaiser
    ID 5000333
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1976

Production statistics

  • Year 1916
    Description 206,508 Yards Processed. 8659 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 269,325g
  • Year 1917
    Description 265,058 Yards Processed. 15012 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 466,925g
  • Year 1917
    Description 1982 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 61,647g
  • Year 1918
    Description 2,784 Yards Processed. 864 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 26,873g
  • Year 1918
    Description 125 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 3,888g
  • Year 1919
    Description 3,704 Yards Processed. 2093 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 65,100g
  • Year 1919
    Description 286 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 8,896g
  • Year 1920
    Description 4,757 Yards Processed. 1566 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 48,708g
  • Year 1921
    Description 5,370 Yards Processed. 503 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 15,645g
  • Year 1922
    Description 4,030 Yards Processed. 372 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 11,570g
  • Year 1923
    Description 2,000 Yards Processed. 306 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 9,518g
  • Year 1924
    Description 2,900 Yards Processed. 307 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 9,549g
  • Year 1925
    Description 50 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,555g
  • Year 1927
    Description 123 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,826g
  • Year 1934
    Description 35 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,089g
  • Year 1934
    Description 5 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 156g
  • Year 1936
    Description 147 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 4,572g
  • Year 1941
    Description 2228 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 69,299g
  • Year 1941
    Description 313 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 9,735g
  • Year 1942
    Description 1542 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 47,962g
  • Year 1946
    Description 100,000 Yards Processed. 895 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 27,838g
  • Year 1946
    Description 134 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 4,168g
  • Year 1947
    Description 25,000 Yards Processed. 57 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,773g
  • Year 1947
    Description 8 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 249g
  • Year 1953
    Description 556 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 17,294g
  • Year 1953
    Description 84 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,613g
  • Year 1954
    Description 1,180 Yards Processed. 160 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 4,977g
  • Year 1954
    Description 23 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 715g
  • Year 1955
    Description 361 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 11,228g
  • Year 1955
    Description 52 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,617g
  • Year 1956
    Description 14,814 Yards Processed. 582 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 18,102g
  • Year 1956
    Description 83 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,582g
  • Year 1957
    Description 14,800 Yards Processed. 325 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 10,109g
  • Year 1957
    Description 47 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,462g
  • Year 1958
    Description 11,850 Yards Processed. 516 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 16,049g
  • Year 1958
    Description 75 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,333g
  • Year 1959
    Description 14,800 Yards Processed. 322 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 10,015g
  • Year 1959
    Description 28 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 871g
  • Year 1960
    Description 15,090 Yards Processed. 328 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 10,202g
  • Year 1960
    Description 49 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,524g
  • Year 1961
    Description 10,000 Yards Processed. 259 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 8,056g
  • Year 1961
    Description 38 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,182g
  • Year 1962
    Description 7,407 Yards Processed. 135 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 4,199g
  • Year 1962
    Description 20 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 622g
  • Year 1963
    Description 7,408 Yards Processed. 260 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 8,087g
  • Year 1963
    Description 38 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,182g
  • Year 1964
    Description 5,584 Yards Processed. 196 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 6,096g
  • Year 1964
    Description 28 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 871g
  • Year 1965
    Description 9,682 Yards Processed. 219 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 6,812g
  • Year 1965
    Description 31 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 964g
  • Year 1966
    Description 20,081 Yards Processed. 473 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 14,712g
  • Year 1966
    Description 70 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,177g

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020560017
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015545 MAS references MRDS
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 5000333

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 056-004

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 056-027

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 056-043

  • Deposit

    B592s p. 367

  • Deposit

    B622c p. 57

  • Deposit

    B642c p. 65

  • Deposit

    B642l pp. 243, 260

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    BMB142 p. 25

  • Deposit

    BMB153 pp. 2, 53

  • Deposit

    B662b p. 57

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    B692

  • Deposit

    B692b p. 38

  • Deposit

    B712a pp. 48-49

  • Deposit

    B714b p. 91

  • Deposit

    MR195-6 p. 36

  • Deposit

    B754 pp. 94, 117-118

  • Deposit

    MR195-7 p. 92

  • Deposit

    B797a p. 23

  • Deposit

    B810a p. 29

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    B813a p. 34

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    B824a p. 37

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    B836a p. 38

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    B844A p. 38

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    B857A p. 34

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    B864A p. 40

  • Deposit

    B864C pp. 146, 152-153

  • Deposit

    B868A p. 40

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    B897A p. 52

  • Deposit

    MR56-2 p. 2

  • Deposit

    B910A pp. 51-52

  • Deposit

    B917A pp. 50-51

  • Deposit

    B926A p. 49

  • Deposit

    B933A p. 46

  • Deposit

    TDM1 p. 34

  • Deposit

    C279 p. 4

  • Deposit

    I289

  • Deposit

    IR RHS 6003 pp. 4-5

  • Deposit

    OF239 pp. 37, 40, 47-48

  • Deposit

    MF405

  • Deposit

    OF508 p. 94

  • Deposit

    BMOF98-76 p. 65

Comments on the references

  • IR-JCR, 1946, P. 11

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ZAISER OPERATING WITH DOZER IN 1975 (CARNES, 1975). PRODUCTION PRIOR TO 1968: 29,393 OZ AU, 3580 OZ AG (USBM AFOC FILES).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 12-FEB-1988 Dwb-Mirl U.S. Bureau of Mines