Unnamed (near Ohio Creek)

Occurrence, Undetermined

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ag
Other commodities Zn
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale BD
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-3
Latitude 64.99
Longitude -145.3
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Location and accuracy The occurrence noted by Albanese (1984) is located on a ridge east of Ohio Creek. The approximate location of the occurrence is in SW1/4 section 16, T. 2 N., R. 12 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian. It was not identified as a separate location by Cobb (1972) or by Cobb and Eberlein (1980).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The occurrence noted by Albanese (1984) is a sample of quartz in black slate. The sample contained 226 ppm Cu, 6 ppm Pb, 469 ppm Zn, 11.4 ppm Ag, 4 ppm Mo, 86 ppm Sb, 2 ppm Sn, 1 ppm W, 31 ppm As, and 174 ppm Mn. Weber and others (1978) describe the regional geology as quartzite, phyllite, slate, and marble.
Geologic map unit (-145.302401920459, 64.9896190134832)

Production and reserves

Indication of production Undetermined

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