Unnamed (southeast Ester Dome)

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Sb
Ore minerals stibnite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale FB
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-3
Latitude 64.876
Longitude -148.063
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Location and accuracy This unnamed prospect is located in the SE1/4NW1/4 sec. 36, T. 1 N., R. 3 W., Fairbanks Meridian. It is located on the ridge about 0.4 mile southwest of the top of Ester Dome. This prospect is included in locality 4 of Cobb (1971 [MF 410]).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Stibnite occurs in a 2- to 3-foot-wide quartz vein that strikes N. 60 E. in mica-quartz schist (Brooks, 1916 [B 649, p. 41]).
Geologic map unit (-148.065431328459, 64.8755623095822)
Mineral deposit model Schist-hosted gold-quartz vein

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Brooks (1916 [B 649, p. 41]) reported that a 75-foot cut was caved when visited by Prindle in 1908.
Indication of production None

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