Maloney

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Sb
Ore minerals arsenopyrite; stibnite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale FB
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-3
Latitude 64.856
Longitude -148.088
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Location and accuracy The Maloney prospect is located in the SE1/4 sec. 2, T. 1 S., R. 3 W., Fairbanks Meridian. The Maloney shaft is located approximately one-half mile northwest of the junction of Willow and Ester Creeks; it is approximately 1.9 miles south-southwest of the top of Ester Dome. This prospect is locality 3 of Cobb (1972 [MF 410]).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

A 90-foot shaft intersected a 12- to 14-foot-wide vein at a depth of 50 feet (Hill, 1933, p. 123). The vein strikes east-northeast and dips southeast. Material on the dump is mainly quartz schist; there is also some quartz that contains arsenopyrite and stibnite (Hill, 1933, p. 123).
Geologic map unit (-148.090429493015, 64.8555615618012)
Mineral deposit model Simple Sb deposit (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 27d)
Mineral deposit model number 27d

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration The workings consisted of a 90-foot shaft that could not be entered when visited by Hill in 1931 (Hill, 1933, p. 123).
Indication of production Undetermined
Production notes There is no record of the amount of production, if any.

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