Unnamed (south of upper Slatka Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Other commodities Co; Mo

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-8
Latitude 61.6025
Longitude -143.6337
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is on the ridge south of the head of Slatka Creek. It is at an elevation of about 6,300 feet, 2,300 feet southeast of the center of section 29, T. 3 S., R. 10 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is locality 123 of MacKevett (1976); the location is accurate to within about 1,000 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of a vein about 1 meter wide that is localized along a fault between Triassic Nikolai Greenstone and Triassic Chitistone Limestone (MacKevett, 1976). A sample of the vein contained 0.06 part per million (ppm) gold, 300 ppm cobalt, and 50 ppm molybdenum.
Geologic map unit (-143.635786181005, 61.6020453984773)
Mineral deposit model Vein

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.

References