Unnamed (near head of Albion Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale BN
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-4
Latitude 65.02
Longitude -163.73
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This occurrence is on the divide at the headwaters of Albion Creek (BN103). This is at an elevation of approximately 860 feet on the crest of the divide between Albion Creek and the headwaters of Warm Creek, an eastern tributary to Goldbottom Creek (BN105). This is locality 74 of Gamble (1988).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Gamble (1988) reports banded quartzite or silicified marble in in an area of marble bedrock contains 0.1 ppm Au. Other information about the occurrence is not available. Bedrock in the area of this occurrence is metasedimentary schist and marble of a Lower Paleozoic assemblage (Till and others, 1986).
Geologic map unit (-163.73262531233, 65.0192737990497)
Mineral deposit model Anomalous gold in silicified? marble.
Age of mineralization Cretaceous ?; epigenetic mineralization in metamorphic rocks of Seward Peninsula is primarily of Cretaceous age.
Alteration of deposit Silicification may be present.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration No workings or exploration activities are known at this occurrence.
Indication of production None

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