Unnamed (southeastern flank of Reindeer Hills)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale HE
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-4
Latitude 63.416
Longitude -148.683
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 3,600 feet, on the southeast flank of the northwest end of the Reindeer Hills. The map site is in the NW1/4 of sec. 27, T. 17 S., R. 6 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The location is accurate to within 1500 feet. This is location 10 of Clark and Cobb (1972).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The area of this occurrence is underlain by a Cretaceous melange comprising tectonic blocks of Paleozoic and upper Mesozoic cherty tuff, chert, argillite, and fine-grained volcanic sandstone, in a matrix of argillite, slate, shale, and graywacke (Wilson and others, 1998). The deposit is described only as a gold-rich occurrence (Berg and Cobb, 1967).
Geologic map unit (-148.685276972136, 63.4155434727822)
Age of mineralization Cretaceous or younger, mineralization is hosted in Cretaceous metasediments.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration There are surface workings only.
Indication of production None

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