Unnamed (north of east fork of Strelna Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Other commodities As; B

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-8
Latitude 61.6012
Longitude -143.957
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is north of the lower east fork of upper Strelna Creek. It is at an elevation of about 3,500 feet, 2,000 feet north-northeast of the center of section 21, T. 3 S., R. 8 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is locality 146 of MacKevett (1976); the location is accurate to within about 1,000 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of veins as much as 6 inches thick that cut Triassic gabbro (MacKevett, 1976; MacKevett and others, 1978). A sample of the veins contained 0.2 part per million (ppm) gold, 700 ppm arsenic, and more than 2,000 ppm boron.
Geologic map unit (-143.959089780583, 61.6007346356198)
Mineral deposit model Vein
Age of mineralization Triassic or younger based on the age of the gabbro host rock.

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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