Unnamed (west end of Reindeer Hills)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Mo
Ore minerals chalcopyrite; molybdenite
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale HE
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-4
Latitude 63.401
Longitude -148.866
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 2,900 feet, on the western end of the Reindeer Hills. The map site is in the NE1/4 of sec. 34, T. 17 S., R. 7 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The location is accurate to within 1500 feet. This is location 11 of Clark and Cobb (1972).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The country rocks in the area of this occurrence include Lower Cretaceous to Upper Jurassic, monotonous, intensely deformed and locally highly metamorphosed, turbidites, and Oligocene granitic and other felsic intrusive rocks that cut the strata. The deposit consists of chalcopyrite and molybdenite in the Oligocene intrusive rocks (Berg and Cobb, 1967).
Geologic map unit (-148.868282353177, 63.4005392035384)
Mineral deposit model Porphyry Cu-Mo? (Cox and Singer, 1986; 21a?).
Mineral deposit model number 21a?
Age of mineralization Probably Oligocene.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration There has been surface sampling only.
Indication of production None

References

MRDS Number 10307566

References

Reporters N. Van Wyck (Stevens Exploration Management Corporation)
Last report date 4/7/2000