Ruby Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10282196
MRDS ID A012425
MAS/MILS ID 0020650002
Record type Site
Current site name Ruby Creek
Alternate or previous names Strand Lode, Wernecke Lode, Nos. 1-2 Above, No. 1 Above Bench, No. 1 Above Crystal Gulch, Red Lode, Tecla Pup Lode Claim, Griffin Lode, Whelan Lode, Bullock Lode, Matheison Lode, Pearson Lode, Owen Gray Lode, Snow Lode, O' Mallery Lode
Related records 10001651

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -154.79405, 63.23588 (WGS84)
Elevation 244
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
Kateel River 026 S 021 E 14 NESE Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Tertiary
Tin Tertiary
Tungsten Tertiary
Uranium Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -154.79405, 63.23588

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 1948

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Margaret Mespelt And Theodore Almasy
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1976

Production statistics

  • Year 1948
    Description 3 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 93g

Comments on the production information


Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020650002
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A012425 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 065-012

  • Deposit

    B722a p. 60

  • Deposit

    B722e p. 161

  • Deposit

    B783e pp. 127, 138

  • Deposit

    B797a p. 25

  • Deposit

    B810a p. 31

  • Deposit

    B813a pp. 36-37

  • Deposit

    B824a p. 42

  • Deposit

    B836a p. 43

  • Deposit

    B844A p. 43

  • Deposit

    B864C pp. 196-197, 235

  • Deposit

    C279 pp. 10, 12, 15-16, 19

  • Deposit

    GR22 p. 6

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    OF508 p. 31

  • Deposit

    OF78-94 p. 36

Reporter information

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