Unnamed (near Greens Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Fe

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale JU
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-2
Latitude 58.1057
Longitude -134.6154
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of approximately 3,000 feet, 2.6 miles west-southwest of Eagle Peak. It is near the southeast corner of section 28, T. 43 S., R. 66 E. of the Copper River Meridian. The location is accurate within 1/4 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Wells and others (1986) describe an occurrence of dark brown, cellular limonite gossan at this site . The occurrence is 2 miles north of the Greens Creek Mine (JU253). The rocks in the general area are mainly Ordovician and Devonian to Triassic, clastic units, mafic-intermediate volcanic rocks, and subordinate limestone. The bedded rocks are intruded and locally metamorphosed by Cretaceous granodiorite (Gehrels and Berg, 1994).
Geologic map unit (-134.617177213359, 58.1053653285889)
Alteration of deposit Locally conspicuous iron staining.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

References

References

Gehrels, G.E., and Berg, H.C., 1994, Geology of southeastern Alaska, in Plafker, George, and Berg, H. C., eds., The geology of Alaska: Geological Society of America, DNAG, The geology of North America, Vol. G-1, p. 451-467.
Reporters J.C. Barnett and L.D. Miller (Juneau, Alaska )
Last report date 12/15/2001