|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||DN|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||C-2|
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|Location and accuracy||This occurrence is at an elevation of about 3650 feet, on an unnamed ridge between the upper reaches of Canyon Creek and Moonlight Creek. It is about 500 feet northeast of the center of section 11, T. 14 S., R. 15 W., Fairbanks Meridian. The location is probably accurate within about 1000 feet. The occurrence corresponds to location 101 of Thornsberry, McKee, and Salisbury (1984, fig. K-8).|
Geologic descriptionThis occurrence is in an altered, probably lower Tertiary, gabbro(?) dike. The dike contains pyrite and a small amount of stibnite. A sample collected by Bundtzen assayed 0.01 ounce of gold per ton, 0.10 ounce of silver per ton, and 0.016 percent antimony (Thornsberry, McKee, and Salisbury, 1984, v. 2, occurrence 101).
|Geologic map unit||(, )|
|Age of mineralization||The deposit is assumed to be Eocene (see record DN091).|
|Workings or exploration||There are no workings.|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsThe site is in Denali National Park and Preserve.
Thornsberry, V. V., McKee, C. J., and Salisbury, W. G., eds, 1984, 1983 Mineral Resource Studies: Kantishna Hills and Dunkle Mine Areas, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska: U. S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 129-84. 3 Volumes: v. 1, Text; v. 2, Appendices; v. 3, Maps. Prepared by Salisbury & Dietz, Inc., Spokane, WA.
|Last report date||2/10/2001|