Unnamed (northeast of Long Lake)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold
Gangue minerals carbonate; quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale GU
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-1
Latitude 62.83
Longitude -144.14
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 4,300 feet on the north flank of a ridge about one mile northeast of of Long Lake . It is in the NE1/4NE1/4, section 17, T. 12 N., R. 7 E., Copper River Meridian.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

A gold-bearing vein was reported at this occurrence by WGM Inc. (1980, fig. 3). The country rock is a coarse-grained porphyritic, quartz monzonite phase of the Pennsylvanian to Permian, Ahtell pluton.
Geologic map unit (-144.14219985635, 62.8296082175775)
Mineral deposit model Low-sulfide gold-quartz lode (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 38a)
Mineral deposit model number 38a
Age of mineralization Emplaced subseqent to or is related to the border phase of the Pennsylvanian to Permian, Ahtell pluton.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Only exposed in outcrop.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

Additional information can be obtained from Ahtna Minerals in Anchorage, Alaska.


MRDS Number 10307483


WGM Inc., 1980, 1979 Summary report of gold potential, Slana District, Ahtna project: WGM Inc., 10 p., map, scale 1:63,360. (Report held by Ahtna Mineral Co., Anchorage, Alaska).
Reporters W.T. Ellis (Alaska Earth Sciences), C.C. Hawley (Hawley Resource Group), and W.J. Nokleberg (U.S. Geological Survey)
Last report date 12/6/2000