McCall

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ag; Pb
Ore minerals galena
Gangue minerals calcite; quartz; siderite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale HE
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-6
Latitude 63.69
Longitude -149.74
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Location and accuracy The McCall prospect is at an elevation of about 2,400 feet on a northeast-trending spur above the headwaters of the Sushana River. It is in the northwest corner of sec. 19, T. 14 S., R. 11 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The location is accurate to within 1 mile. This is location 1 of Clark and Cobb (1972).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Little information about this prospect has been made public. Apparently, it consists of galena-bearing quartz-carbonate veins that cut Devonian metavolcanic schist and phyllite. Samples contain up to 55 percent lead and 6 ounces of silver per ton (Berg and Cobb, 1967).
Geologic map unit (-149.742295483818, 63.6895259722465)
Mineral deposit model Polymetallic veins (Cox and Singer, 1986; 22c).
Mineral deposit model number 22c
Age of mineralization The veins are Devonian or younger.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Minor surface workings. Samples contain up to 55 percent lead and 6 ounces of silver per ton (Berg and Cobb, 1967).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

This site is in Denali National Park.

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