Unnamed (northwest of Scott Glacier)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Zn
Ore minerals chalcopyrite; pyrite; pyrrhotite; sphalerite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CV
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-4
Latitude 60.675
Longitude -145.288
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 1800 feet at the northwest edge of Scott Glacier. It is in the center of sec. 7, T. 14 S., R. 1 E., of the Copper River Meridian. Accuracy of the location is within 1000 ft. This site is location C-15 of Jansons and others (1984).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of talus blocks of slate and greenstone at the base of iron-stained outcrop. The slate contains chalcopyrite, pyrite, and sphalerite. The greenstone contains chalcopyrite and pyrrhotite (Jansons and others, 1984). Host rocks mapped as part of the Tertiary Orca Group (Nelson and others, 1985). Three grab samples contained from 210 ppm to 0.77% Zn.
Geologic map unit (-145.289994633586, 60.6744756461685)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Three grab samples contained from 210 ppm to 0.77% Zn.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

Site is in the Chugach National Forest.

References