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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook: Area reports: domestic 1978-79
Year 1978-79, Volume 2 (1978-1979)

Pittman, Tom L.
Alaska,   pp. 43-51 ff. PDF (952.3 KB)


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 KetchikanPulpCo                  Box 11619Ketchikan, AK 9990150 
MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1978-79 
Table 7.—.Alaska: Crushed stone1 sold or used by producers, by
use
(Thousand short tons and thousand dollars) 
 1977 1978 1979 
Use 
Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value 
Agricultural limestone —— —— ——
——
28 142 
Concreteaggregate 7 93 7 93 W W 
Bituminousaggregate 533 1,539 23 42 W W 
Dense-graded roadbase stone 3,309 15,487 3,240 13,994 379 1,456 
Surfacetreatmentaggregate 4 57 4 57 32 121 
Other construction aggregate and roadstone 8 19 — — —
—
3,163 13,479 
Riprapandjettystone 77 156 116 232 23 50 
Railroadballast 70 143 3 12 —— ——
Manufacturedfineaggregate(stonesand) -- —— 43 217 ——
—— 
Fill —— —— 2 ——
17 68 
Other uses2 —— —— ——
—— 13
142 
 Total3 4,008 17,493 3,437 14,649 3,656 15,458 
W Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary date; included with "Other
uses." 
' Includes limestone, granite, traprock, and miscellaneous stone. 
2lncludes stone used for terrazzo and exposed aggregate (1979), and uses
indicated by symbol W. 
3Data may not add to totals shown because of independent rounding. 
Table 8.— Principal producers 
Commodity and company Address Type of activity Region 
Barite: 
 Chromalloy American Corp Box 650 
  Petersburg, AK 99833 
Gold: 
 BlissandSons l29EastllthAve. 
  Anchorage, AK 99501 
 Engstrom and Son Dredging Co Box 536 
  Nome, AK 99762 
 Heflinger Mining and Equipment Co_ -  409 Clara St. 
  Fairbanks, AK 99701 
 Little Squaw Gold Mining Co Box 184 
  Spokane, WA. 99210 
 MarvelCreekMiningCo Nyak,AK99642_________ 
 MiscovichMiningCo Box 23 
  McGrath, AK 99627 
 Peters Creek Mines 700 Ash P1. 
  Anchorage, AK 99501 
 AlaskaGoldCo 437MadisonAve. 
  New York, NY 10022 
 AsameraOil(U.S.),Inc Box118 
  Denver, CO 80201 
 RubyMiningCo Boxi 
  Ruby, AK 99768 
 G.A.HanksandSons Chicken,AK99732_______ 
 Candle Creek Placers Candle Creek, AK 99728 - - - 
 FlatCreekPlacers FlatCreek,AK99584 
Sand and gravel: 
 AlaskaBrickCo 7800 LakeOtis Rd. 
  Anchorage, AK 99507 
 Alaska Sand and Gravel, Inc University Ave. 
  Fairbanks, AK 99707 
 Anchorage Sand and Gravel 1813 East 1st Ave. 
  Anchorage, AK 99501 
 Castle Construction Co 8121 Sand Lake Rd. 
  Anchorage, AK 99502 
 Central Construction Co., Inc 428-117 2d Ave. 
  Seattle, WA 98101 
 GreenAssociated Pouch85 
 Fairbanks, AK 99707 
  Rogers and Bablerlnc 4607 EastTudor Rd. 
 Anchorage, AK 99507 
  EnergyCo. of Alaska     do______________ 
  Fairbanks Sand and Gravel Inc 21/2 Mile Richardson 
  Highway 
 Fairbanks, AK 99707 
  Alaska Aggregate Corp 7800 Lake Otis Parkway 
 Anchorage, AK 99507 
Stone: 
  Burgess Construction Co 394 Hamilton 
 Fairbanks, AK 99707 
Open pit - - - Southeastern 
  Alaska. 
Placer-dredge Northwestern 
  Alaska. 
— — — _do — - - Seward Peninsula.
Placer - - - - Yukon River. 
Lode Placer —   Do. 
Placer-dredge Kuskokwim River. 
Hydraulic - -   Do. 
Placer — — — — Cook Inlet 
 Susitna. 
Placer-dredge Seward Peninsula. 
Placer — — — - Yukon River. 
   Do. 
___do Do. 
___do Do. 
 Do. 
Pit Cook Inlet-Susitna. 
Pit Yukon River. 
Pit Cook Inlet 
 Susitna. 
Pit  Do. 
Pit Northwestern 
  Alaska. 
Pit Southeastern 
  Alaska. 
Pit Cook Inlet 
  Susitna. 
Pit   Do. 
Pit Yukon River. 
Pit Cooklnlet 
  Susitna. 
Quarry - - - - Yukon River and 
 Southeastern 
  Alaska. 
- - - _do - - - Southeastern 
  A1aska~ 


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