Unnamed (upper Chute Creek)

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals malachite
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale HE
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-2
Latitude 63.902
Longitude -147.715
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Location and accuracy This prospect is at an elevation of about 5,400 feet, on the east side of the valley of upper Chute Creek. The map site is about 1.25 mile northwest of VABM 7437 (Al), in the SE1/4 of sec. 3, T. 12 S., R. 1 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The accuracy of the location is within 0.25 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Prospect is in the Lower Paleozoic Keevy Peak Formation and consists of surficial malachite in quartz-sericite schist.
Geologic map unit (-147.717326503097, 63.9015659772266)
Age of mineralization Mineralization was probably syngenetic with the host rocks (Early Paleozoic).
Alteration of deposit Oxidation of copper mineral(s) to malachite.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Exploration consists of surface sampling and trenching.
Indication of production None

References

MRDS Number 10307539

References

www.grayd.com, 1999.
Reporters N. Van Wyck (Stevens Exploration Management Corporation)
Last report date 4/7/2000