Right Fork Sweepstakes Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, PGE, Uranium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10257510
MAS/MILS ID 0020450041
Record type Site
Current site name Right Fork Sweepstakes Creek

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -161.30722, 65.39409 (WGS84)
Elevation 262
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
Kateel River 001 S 013 W 15 SESWSE Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
PGE Tertiary
Uranium Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -161.30722, 65.39409

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Year of first production 1941

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Production statistics

  • Year 1941
    Description 17 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 529g
  • Year 1941
    Description 4 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Silver Silver 124g

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020450041

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 045-003

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 045-006

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 045-037

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 045-125

  • Deposit

    B1374 pp. 80-81

  • Deposit

    OF76-866 pp. 57-58

Reporter information

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