Anderson Creek

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals chalcopyrite; malachite
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CH
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-4
Latitude 67.65
Longitude -148.62
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Location and accuracy This site is at an elevation of about 4,000 feet on the east side of Anderson Creek (SW1/4 sec. 26, T. 33 N., R. 5 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian), a south-flowing tributary of Baby Creek. It is approximately 11 miles north-northwest of Chandalar. The location is accurate within a 1/2-mile radius.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

A quartz vein containing malachite and chalcopyrite occurs in metamorphic rocks (mapped as amphibolite, gneiss, and schist) and associated skarn located between two masses of the granitic Baby Creek batholith (DeYoung, 1978).
Geologic map unit (-148.622745656042, 67.649609616947)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None