Unnamed (north of Scotty Peak)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Other commodities Ag

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-8
Latitude 61.8059
Longitude -143.9725
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is about 2 miles north of Scotty Peak. It is at an elevation of about 5,800 feet, 4,000 feet southwest of peak 6225, about 1,900 feet south-southeast of the center of section 4, T. 1 S., R. 8 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is locality 183 of MacKevett (1976). The location is accurate to within about 1,000 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consist of a vein that is localized in a fault zone that cuts Nikolai Greenstone. A sample contained 0.5 part per million (ppm) silver and 15,000 ppm copper (MacKevett, 1976).
Geologic map unit (-143.974600086496, 61.8054420299241)
Age of mineralization Triassic or younger based on the age of the host rocks.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Only limited surface sampling.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

The locality is in the Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve.

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