Unnamed (upper Styx River)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ag; Pb; Zn
Ore minerals galena; sphalerite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale LH
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-1
Latitude 61.5
Longitude -153.1113
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This occurrence adjoins a small tributary on the east side of the Styx River valley. The map site is at an elevation of about 4,600 feet, just north of the south boundary of the Lime Hills C-1 quadrangle, in the SW1/4 section 6, T 16 N, R 21 W, of the Seward Meridian. It is included as an unnamed occurrence by Cobb and Reed (1981). It is approximately located, perhaps within one-half mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Cobb and Reed (1981) reported that silver-bearing veins with abundant galena and sphalerite are present in this area. Other information about the occurrence or its setting is not available.
Geologic map unit (-153.11349978242, 61.4993797252925)
Mineral deposit model Polymetallic veins? (Cox and Singer, 1986, model 22c)
Mineral deposit model number 22c?
Age of mineralization Tertiary? Polymetallic mineralization in this region is commonly associated with Tertiary igneous rocks.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Reconnaissance sampling has been done in this area.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

This occurrence is within Lake Clark National Park.

References