Unnamed (head of Fourth of July Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Sb
Ore minerals stibnite

Geographic location

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Latitude 64.051
Longitude -148.555
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Location and accuracy The location of this anitmony occurrence is uncertain; the only description states it is at the head of Fourth of July Creek in about the NW1/4 sec. 16, T. 10 S., R. 5 W., Fairbanks Meridian (Joesting, 1942 [ATDM MR 194-11]).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Antimony ore in float found near the head of Fourth of July Creek was examined in 1942 by the Alaska Department of Mines (Joesting, 1942 [ATDM MR 194-11, p. 10-11]). Fourth of July Creek lies within the California Creek Member of the Totatlanika Schist , which is composed of gray quartz-orthoclase-sericite schist and augen gneiss (Wahrhaftig, 1970 [GQ 810]).
Geologic map unit (-148.557340268276, 64.050548035079)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Samples of stibnite were collected in float (Joesting, 1942 [ATDM MR 194-11]).
Indication of production None

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