Dowry Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10258497
MRDS ID A013208
MAS/MILS ID 0021230012
Record type Site
Current site name Dowry Creek
Related records 10002302

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -161.71488, 58.95455 (WGS84)
Elevation 375
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 24 NWNWSE Alaska

Comments on the location information

  • Goodnews Bay Mining District


Commodity Importance
Gold Tertiary
PGE Primary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -161.71488, 58.95455

Ore body information

  • Depth to top 1M
    Width 61M
    Length 1609M
    Field Value
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 PLACER
    Shape of Orebody #1 IRREGULAR
    Primary mode of Origin SEDIMENTATION
    Primary Ore Control BEDDING
    Date of Last Modification 890725

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1931
Year of first production 1935

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Comments on the ownership information

  • Previous owners: Fred Walters and Neil Corrigal, 1931

Production statistics

  • Year 1935
    Description Pgm Production 1800 Ounces
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major PGE PGE 0mt

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1988
    Inferred 5,355mt ore
    Total resources 5,355mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Platinum Pt 0.3889 g/mt PGE 1988

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0021230012
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A013208 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 123-001

  • Reserve-Resource

    BMOF1-88 p. 74

  • Deposit

    OF80-909 p. 17

  • Deposit

    MF362 Loc. 11

  • Deposit

    B1374 p. 50

  • Deposit

    OF77-168B p. 24

  • Deposit

    OF77-168D p. 50

  • Deposit

    P630 pp. 77,85

  • Deposit

    P938 p. 26

  • Deposit

    MR123-4 p. 16

  • Deposit

    B880A p. 73

  • Deposit

    B933A p. 74

  • Deposit

    BMOF1-88 pp. 8,14,16-17,19,21-23,28-29,73-74,188

Reporter information

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