Moore-Sheldon

Occurrence, 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 A-1
Latitude 65.061
Longitude -147.463
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Cobb (1972, MF-413), loc. 37; NW1/4 sec. 25, T. 3 N., R. 1 E., of the Fairbanks Meridian. This occurrence is near the head of Cleary Creek, about 1.3 miles northwest of Cleary Summit. Accuracy is within 3,000 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The only known reference to this prospect indicates it consists of blue and white, sulfide-bearing marble which is cut by an iron-oxide-stained shear zone trending N 55 E. Sulfide minerals identified are stibnite and pyrite (Chapman and Foster, 1969).
Geologic map unit (-147.465447345357, 65.060576435243)
Mineral deposit model Polymetallic carbonate replacement.
Alteration of deposit Iron-stained crushed zone.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

References

MRDS Number A015423

References

Reporters C.J. Freeman, J.R. Guidetti Schaefer (Avalon Development Corporation)
Last report date 5/4/1999