Unnamed (near head of Big Windy Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Mo
Ore minerals molybdenite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CI
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-2
Latitude 65.126
Longitude -144.92
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Location and accuracy The location is sample no. 18012 , plate 1, of the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigations 84-4 (Albanese, 1984). This is a ridgetop occurrence between the Middle Fork Chena River drainage and the Big Windy Creek drainage, SW1/4 SW1/4 sec. 33, T. 4 N., R. 14 E.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Tourmaline-quartz-white mica-molybdenite (?) veinlets contain 348 ppm Mo (Albanese, 1984).
Geologic map unit (-144.922405237804, 65.1256312046588)
Mineral deposit model Molybdenum-bearing quartz veinlets.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Surface samples taken.
Indication of production None