Unnamed (near mouth of Fourth of July Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Pb
Ore minerals galena
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale EA
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-4
Latitude 64.5867
Longitude -142.5655
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Location and accuracy Fourth of July Creek is a small tributary of Slate Creek. This occurrence is near the mouth of the creek, in section 8, T. 4 S., R. 26 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian. Fourth of July Creek is locality 43 of Cobb (1972 [MF-393]).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Bedrock along Fourth of July Creek is quartz-mica schist and greenschist of probable Paleozoic age (Foster, 1976). William Ott of Fairbanks reported large fragments of vein float that contains galena at the mouth of Fourth of July Creek (Wedow and others, 1954).
Geologic map unit (-142.567813818702, 64.5863593907058)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration William Ott of Fairbanks reported large fragments of vein float that contains galena at the mouth of Fourth of July Creek (Wedow and others, 1954).
Indication of production None

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