Canoe Creek

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ag; Pb
Ore minerals argentiferous galena

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CA
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-6
Latitude 65.55
Longitude -161.94
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Location and accuracy The occurrence is at an elevation of about 250 feet on Canoe Creek. The map site is in section 23, T. 2 N., R. 16 W., of the Kateel River Meridian. The location is accurate within a 1 mile radius. Cobb, 1972 (MF-389), location 2.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurremce consists of a vein of argentiferous galena 1.5 feet wide near Canoe Creek (Anderson, 1947). The occurrence is in lower Paleozoic schist near a contact with Jurassic andesite.
Geologic map unit (-161.942656462237, 65.5493157867166)
Mineral deposit model Galena vein.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration This occurrence was sampled in the 1940s by Territorial Department of Mines (Anderson, 1947). Cominco and other exploration companies examined it in the late 1980s.
Indication of production None