Happy Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10281593
MRDS ID A015324
MAS/MILS ID 0020580048
Record type Site
Current site name Happy Creek
Alternate or previous names Wicken W.D. Assn., Meliove, Lady Boy Assn., Elmes Gold Mining Co., Nickoloff, Coolie Placers, Happy Assn., More Rain Assn., Kononpaiochi Mine, Bedgood Assn. No. 1
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Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -147.97235, 64.88686 (WGS84)
Elevation 242
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Fairbanks 001 N 002 W 28 SESWNW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -147.97235, 64.88686

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 Mixed

Production statistics

  • Year 1916
    Description 433 Yards Processed. 380 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 11,819g
  • Year 1917
    Description 1,300 Yards Processed. 420 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 13,063g
  • Year 1917
    Description 61 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,897g
  • Year 1918
    Description 31 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 964g
  • Year 1918
    Description 4 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 124g
  • Year 1919
    Description 666 Yards Processed. 311 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 9,673g
  • Year 1919
    Description 44 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,369g
  • Year 1920
    Description 500 Yards Processed. 252 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 7,838g
  • Year 1921
    Description 667 Yards Processed. 114 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,546g
  • Year 1922
    Description 1,800 Yards Processed. 416 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 12,939g
  • Year 1923
    Description 1,000 Yards Processed. 125 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 3,888g
  • Year 1924
    Description 387 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 12,037g
  • Year 1929
    Description 66 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,053g
  • Year 1930
    Description 62 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,928g
  • Year 1932
    Description 47 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 1,462g
  • Year 1935
    Description 14 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 435g
  • Year 1936
    Description 78 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 2,426g

Comments on the production information

  • PRODUCTION BEFORE 1941: 318 OZ AU, 13 OZ AG (USBM FILES).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020580048
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015324 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 058-081

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 058-096

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 058-153

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 058-274

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 058-288

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 058-343

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 058-360

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 058-372

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 058-437

  • Deposit

    B592d p. 68

  • Deposit

    B592r p. 360

  • Deposit

    B622l p. 235

  • Deposit

    B642c p. 59

  • Deposit

    BMB142 p. 23

  • Deposit

    BMB153 p. 51

  • Deposit

    B917A p. 43

  • Deposit

    B926A p. 40

  • Deposit

    B933A p. 39

  • Deposit

    MF410

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 13-JUL-1995 Mirl U.S. Bureau of Mines