Dempsey Pup

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Sb
Ore minerals stibnite
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CI
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-5
Latitude 65.34
Longitude -146.461
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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 setting

Geologic description

Quartz 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

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Explored by several short adits.
Indication of production Undetermined

Additional comments

Includes references to Sb lode on Sourdough Creek.

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