Unnamed (north of Neacola River)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Mo
Ore minerals molybdenite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale LH
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-2
Latitude 61.0823
Longitude -153.4162
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This occurrence is near the terminus of a glacier at the head of a north tributary to the upper Neacola River. It is at an elevation of about 2,400 feet, 0.6 mile northwest of peak 5690. The map site is in the SE1/4 section 31, T 12 N, R 23 W,of the Seward Meridian. This locality was referred to by Cobb and Reed (1981) as Two Lakes. It is approximately located, perhaps within one-half mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Cobb and Reed (1981) report that molybdenite and copper-bearing minerals are associated with Tertiary rhyolite plugs and flows at this locality.
Geologic map unit (-153.418454657165, 61.0816524134383)
Mineral deposit model Porphyry Cu-Mo (Cox and Singer, 1986 model 21a)
Mineral deposit model number 21a
Age of mineralization Tertiary. Mineralization is in Tertiary rhyolite plugs and flows.

Production and reserves

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

Additional comments

This occurrence is within Lake Clark National Park.

References