Unnamed (on Davis Dome)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale EA
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-1
Latitude 64.0782
Longitude -141.0421
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is located along the Taylor highway, just east of Davis Dome and about 2 miles east of Boundary. The occurrence is in section 35, T. 27 N., R. 22 E., of the Copper River Meridian. The location is accurate within 500 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The rocks in the vicinity of this occurrence are black carbonaceous Nasina Series schist and quartzite (McConnell, 1905), which has Mississippian protolith ages (Mortensen, 1999). A quartz vein in carbonaceous schist assayed 30 ppb Au (Crock and others, 2000).
Geologic map unit (-141.044359693333, 64.0778956005587)
Age of mineralization Mississippian or younger.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration A quartz vein in carbonaceous schist assayed 30 ppb Au (Crock and others, 2000).
Indication of production None



McConnell, R.G., 1905, Report on the Klondike gold fields: Geological Survey of Canada Annual Report, v. XII, 1901, Part B, 71 p.
Mortensen, J.K. (compiler), 1999, Yukonage--An isotopic age database for the Yukon Territory, in Gordey, S.P., and Makepeace, A.J., compilers, Yukon Digital Geology: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Exploration and Geological Services Division, Yukon Region.
Reporters M.B. Werdon
Last report date 5/1/2002