Dan Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10258654
MRDS ID A011699
MAS/MILS ID 0020870030
Record type Site
Current site name Dan Creek
Alternate or previous names Nicolai Placer Mines, Dan Creek Mining Co., C. Cayouette, O'Neill
Related records 10001025

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -142.52467, 61.37407 (WGS84)
Elevation 610
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
Copper River 006 S 016 E 03 NESW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Gold Primary
Silver Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -142.52467, 61.37407

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented
Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category Mixed

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Raymond Trotochau
    ID 5001380
    Interest 96
    Home office Washington
    Year 1976
  • Type Owner
    Owner Sig Wold
    ID 5001380
    Interest 2
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1976
  • Type Owner
    Owner James Edwards
    ID 5001380
    Interest 2
    Year 1976
  • Type Operator
    Owner Talmo, Inc.
    ID 5001380
    Home office Washington
    Year 1980
  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Dan Creek Ventures-Tim Jacobsen
    ID 5001380
    Home office Washington
    Year 1983

Comments on the ownership information

  • OPERATOR ADDRESS: TALMO, INC., LYLE SEVERTSON, MGR. 6502 ROSEDALE ST. GIG HARBOR, WASHINGTON 98335 TELE: (206) 857-6151 OWNER-OPERATOR ADDRESS: DAN CREEK VENTURES-TIM JACOBSEN P.O. BOX 401 GIG HARBOR, WASHINGTON 98335 TELE: (206) 858-8532 HOME TELE: (206) 857-6151 WORK

Production statistics

  • Year 1915
    Description 81,000 Yards Processed. 2112 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 65,691g
  • Year 1916
    Description 168,295 Yards Processed. 2324 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 72,284g
  • Year 1917
    Description 108,237 Yards Processed. 3074 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 95,612g
  • Year 1917
    Description 332 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 10,326g
  • Year 1918
    Description 100,041 Yards Processed. 3386 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 105,316g
  • Year 1918
    Description 285 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 8,864g
  • Year 1919
    Description 124,310 Yards Processed. 2637 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 82,020g
  • Year 1919
    Description 281 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 8,740g
  • Year 1920
    Description 14000 Pounds Copper
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Copper Copper 6,350mt
  • Year 1920
    Description 72,067 Yards Processed. 3675 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 114,305g
  • Year 1921
    Description 1950 Pounds Copper
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Copper Copper 885mt
  • Year 1921
    Description 64,818 Yards Processed. 1772 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 55,115g
  • Year 1922
    Description 164,687 Yards Processed. 4150 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 129,079g
  • Year 1923
    Description 51,150 Yards Processed. 2658 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 82,673g
  • Year 1924
    Description 1,550 Yards Processed. 1887 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 58,692g
  • Year 1925
    Description 1136 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 35,334g
  • Year 1926
    Description 846 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 26,314g
  • Year 1927
    Description 991 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 30,824g
  • Year 1928
    Description 150,000 Yards Processed. 1643 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 51,103g
  • Year 1928
    Description 158 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 4,914g
  • Year 1929
    Description 1377 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 42,829g
  • Year 1929
    Description 187 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 5,816g
  • Year 1930
    Description 870 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 27,060g
  • Year 1930
    Description 89 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,768g
  • Year 1932
    Description 879 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 27,340g
  • Year 1932
    Description 89 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,768g
  • Year 1934
    Description 44 Yards Processed. 18 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 560g
  • Year 1934
    Description 4 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 124g
  • Year 1936
    Description 507 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 15,769g
  • Year 1941
    Description 507 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 15,769g
  • Year 1941
    Description 53 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,648g
  • Year 1942
    Description 469 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 14,588g
  • Year 1942
    Description 46 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,431g
  • Year 1946
    Description 6 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 187g
  • Year 1946
    Description 1 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 31g
  • Year 1947
    Description 25,000 Yards Processed. 141 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 4,386g
  • Year 1947
    Description 15 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 467g
  • Year 1953
    Description 2,500 Yards Processed. 68 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,115g
  • Year 1953
    Description 7 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 218g
  • Year 1954
    Description 2,444 Yards Processed. 46 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,431g
  • Year 1954
    Description 6 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 187g
  • Year 1957
    Description 646 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 20,093g
  • Year 1957
    Description 67 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 2,084g

Comments on the production information

  • PRODUCTION PRIOR TO 1958: 35,893 OZ AU, 3335 OZ AG (USBM AFOC FILES). PLACERS YIELDED ABOUT 40 TONS OF NATIVE CU AS A BYPRODUCT (B947-F, P. 120).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020870030
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A011699 MAS references MRDS
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 5001380

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 087-003

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 087-011

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 087-075

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    ALASKA KARDEX 087-076

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 087-111

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 087-120

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 087-151

  • Deposit

    P15 pp. 59-61

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    B259c pp. 44-46

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    B263 pp. 37, 39, 207

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    B345c p. 37

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    B345h pp. 168-169

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    B374 pp. 45, 91-92, 97-99

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    B379i p. 156

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    B442g pp. 158, 162-163

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    B448 pp. 76, 80, 98-103

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    B520g p. 107

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    B542f p. 84

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    B592d p. 61

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    B622g pp. 105, 115-116

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    BMB153 p. 33

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    B714g pp. 196

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    B722a p. 39

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    B755a p. 27

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    B755b pp. 69-71

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    B783a p. 12

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    B792a pp. 15, 29

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    B797a pp. 16-17

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    B810a p. 21

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    B813a p. 24

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    B824a p. 28

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    B864A p. 30

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    B868A p. 31

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    B880A p. 34

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    B880B p. 98

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    B894 pp. 125-126, 128-131

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    B897A p. 40

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    B910A pp. 38-39

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    B917A p. 37

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    B926A p. 34

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    B933A p. 33

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    B947F pp. 98, 119-120

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    C184 p. 3

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    I438

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    B1246 p. 53

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    C604 p. 3

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    P610 p. 14

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    B1333 pp. 29-30

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    MF395

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    OF508 p. 19

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    B1374

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    MF773B

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    OF77-169A

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    MTA 82 No. E-73

  • Deposit

    AK MINE LICENSE-1983

  • Deposit

    SR31 p. 22

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 14-JUL-1995 Dwb U.S. Bureau of Mines