Siniktanneyak--Northwest

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Zn
Gangue minerals pyrite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale HW
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Latitude 68.38
Longitude -158.61
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Location and accuracy Location plotted is 'NW' locality of Jansons and Baggs (1980, p. 26), in T12S, R29W; along main tributary valley near northwest margin of Siniktanneyak Mountain about 1 mi (1.6 km) upstream from its confluence with Uivaksak Creek; located to within 1 mi (1.6 km).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The occurrence is in a N60W-trending, 200 ft (61 m) wide zone of red-weathering pyritiferous felsic plutonic rock associated with a Jurassic? mafic/ultramafic complex (Jansons and Baggs, 1980, p. 66).
Geologic map unit (-158.612962477829, 68.3794458753955)
Mineral deposit model Lode
Age of mineralization Jurassic?

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Samples contain up to 160 ppm Cu and 225 ppm Zn (Jansons and Baggs, 1980, p. 67)
Indication of production None

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