Unnamed (south of Mallard Bay)

Occurrences, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Fe
Ore minerals magnetite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale DE
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-1
Latitude 54.778
Longitude -132.0238
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Location and accuracy This site represents one or more claims on the ridge about 0.6 mile south of the head of Mallard Bay. All or most of the claim(s) are probably in the N1/2 section 7, T. 82 S. R. 90 E. The location is a general one and the site may be a mile or more from the coordinates.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

In 1958, Utah Construction Company staked one or more claims on a magnetic anomaly identified from an aeromagnetic survey. Magnetite occurs in a band of Silurian or Ordovician pyroxenite (MacKevett, 1963; Gehrels, 1992).
Geologic map unit (-132.025470020386, 54.7776578967599)
Mineral deposit model Magnetite in pyroxenite.
Age of mineralization Magnetite in Silurian or Ordovician pyroxenite.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration None; claims were staked on an anomaly determined from an aeromagnetic survey.
Indication of production None