Unnamed (headwaters of Glory Creek)

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Pb; Sb; Zn
Other commodities Ag; Au
Ore minerals galena; pyrite; sphalerite; stibnite
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale HE
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-1
Latitude 63.857
Longitude -147.482
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Location and accuracy This prospect is at an elevation of about 5,100 feet, about 1 mile east of the junction of Glory Creek with Dry Creek. The site is about 2 miles southwest of VABM New, in sec. 23, T. 12 S., R. 1 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The location is accurate to within 2,000 feet. This is location 6 of Clark and Cobb (1972).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The country rocks in the area of this prospect are Lower Paleozoic to possibly Upper Precambrian Birch Creek Schist. Lower Tertiary and Upper Cretaceous intrusive rocks occur 1.2 miles southwest of the prospect. The deposit is in Birch Creek Schist and consists of quartz veins and pods containing pyrite, stibnite, galena, and sphalerite (Joesting, 1943).
Geologic map unit (-147.484312165063, 63.8565708656683)
Mineral deposit model Simple Sb (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 27d)
Mineral deposit model number 27d
Age of mineralization Probably Late Cretaceous or younger.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Only been surface exploration has been reported.
Indication of production None

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