Unnamed (upper Livengood Creek)

Mine, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Sb
Ore minerals stibnite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale LG
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-3
Latitude 65.546
Longitude -148.436
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 5. This lode deposit is between Livengood Creek and Amy Creek, near the tailings marked on the Livengood (C-3) quadrangle. Accuracy is within 2,000 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Stibnite was found in place in weathered bedrock on a bench claim near the head of Livengood Creek (Overbeck, 1920). Stibnite from this vein was said to have been shipped during World War I (Joesting, 1942; ATDM Pamph. 1).
Geologic map unit (-148.438510473315, 65.545567826117)
Mineral deposit model Stibnite vein (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 27d).
Mineral deposit model number 27d

Production and reserves

Indication of production Yes; small
Production notes Stibnite from this vein was said to have been shipped during World War I (Joesting, 1942; ATDM Pamph. 1).

References

MRDS Number A015373

References

Smith, S.S., 1917, The mining industry in the territory of Alaska during the calendar year 1915: U.S. Bureau of Mines Bulletin 142, 66 p.
Smith, S.S., 1917, The mining industry in the territory of Alaska during the calendar year 1916: U.S. Bureau of Mines Bulletin 153, 89 p.
Reporters C.J. Freeman, J.R. Guidetti Schaefer (Avalon Development Corporation)
Last report date 5/4/1999