|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||CI|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-5|
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|Location and accuracy||East wall of East Fork of Sourdough Creek about 2 mi above the Steese Highway at 2000 ft elevation. NE1/4 NW1/4 sec. 23, T 6.N., R 6 E.|
Geologic descriptionQuartz vein containing small lenses and stringers of stibnite and possibly gold. The quartz vein is hosted in middle Paleozoic or older quartz schist, mica schist and marble of Yukon Crystalline terrane. Grab samples contained up to 28 percent Sb (Killeen and Mertie, 1951, Nokleberg and others, 1987).
|Geologic map unit||(-146.463467415156, 65.3396003468834)|
|Mineral deposit model||Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 39a)|
|Mineral deposit model number||36a|
|Workings or exploration||Explored by several short adits.|
|Indication of production||Undetermined|
Additional commentsIncludes references to Sb lode on Sourdough Creek.
Berg, H.C., and Cobb, E.H., 1967, Metalliferous lode deposits of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1246, 254 p.
Cobb, E.H., 1972, Metallic mineral resources map of the Circle quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-391, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Cobb, E.H., 1976, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in the Circle quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-633, 72 p.
Joesting, H.R., 1943, Strategic mineral occurrences in interior Alaska, supplement to pamphlet No. 1: Alaska Territorial Department of Mines Pamphlet 2, 31 p.
Killeen, P.L., and Mertie, J.B., 1951, Antimony ore in the Fairbanks District, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 51-46, 43 p.
|Reporters||C.J. Freeman, J.R. Guidetti Schaefer, A.S. Clements (Avalon Development Corporation)|
|Last report date||9/8/1998|