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Results of 1987 Bureau of Mines Investigations in the Valdez Creek Mining District, Alaska.

Authors
Kurtak-JM; Balen-MD; Fechner-SA
Source
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries :80 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10006192
Abstract
The Bureau of Mines is currently conducting a 4-yr mineral assessment of the 5.7-million-acre Valdez Creek Mining District in south-central Alaska as part of its ongoing statewide mining district evaluation program. This report is a summary of the 1987 fieldwork, which included examining mines, prospects, and mineral occurrences in the study area. Placer gold has been the main metal produced in the area and totals 161,131 oz with the major production coming from the Valdez Creek Mine. Lode gold and silver production totals 1,581 oz and 8,617 oz, respectively, and comes mainly from the Golden Zone Mine. Varying amounts of other metals including copper, lead, zinc, molybdenum, antimony, chrome, nickel, cobalt, tin, tungsten, and platinum exist in the study area. Occurrences of industrial limestone and coal are also located within the study area.
Publication Date
19880101
Document Type
CP;
Fiscal Year
1988
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
OFR 43-88
Source Name
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries
State
AK;
Performing Organization
BoM Alaska Field Oper. Cntr
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