Unnamed (near California Creekl)

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Sb
Other commodities W
Ore minerals ferberite; stibnite; wolframite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale FB
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-4
Latitude 64.072
Longitude -148.724
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This unnamed prospect is located in the SE1/4 sec. 4, T. 10 S., R. 6 W., Fairbanks Meridian, along an unnamed, northwest-flowing tributary of California Creek. The mouth of the tributary is about 2.5 miles below the mouth of McAdam Creek, and the prospect is about 4.2 miles east-northeast of the Liberty Bell mine. This prospect is included in locality 41 of Cobb (1972 [MF 410]).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This prospect consists of a stibnite-bearing quartz vein. Wolframite has been found in float (Joesting, 1942, ATDM Pamph. 1, p. 41). Bedrock is gray quartz-orthoclase-sericite schist and augen gneiss of the California Creek Member of the Totatlanika Schist (Wahrhaftig, 1970 [GQ-810]).
Geologic map unit (-148.726341378321, 64.0715443533041)
Mineral deposit model Simple Sb deposit (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 27d)
Mineral deposit model number 27d

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Little is known other than it is a prospect.
Indication of production None