Unnamed (north of lower east fork of Strelna Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Other commodities Bi

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-8
Latitude 61.6007
Longitude -143.946
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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 3,700 feet, 3,000 feet northwest of the center of section 22, T. 3 S., R. 8 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is locality 145 of MacKevett (1976; the location is accurate to within about 1,000 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of irregular altered zones in Permian marble (MacKevett, 1976). A sample of the altered material contained 500 parts per million (ppm) copper and 10 ppm bismuth.
Geologic map unit (-143.948089418757, 61.6002348059929)
Age of mineralization Permian or younger based on the age of the marble host rock.
Alteration of deposit The type of alteration is not specified.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

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

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