Unnamed (on east fork of Strelna Creek)

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 C-8
Latitude 61.5913
Longitude -143.9577
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 2,750 feet on the east fork of upper Strelna Creek. It is about 2,000 feet southeast of the center of section 21, T. 3 S., R. 8 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is locality 144 of MacKevett (1976); the location is accurate to within about 1,000 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of a reticulated network of iron-stained veinlets in Pennsylvanian metavolcanic rocks (MacKevett, 1976). A sample of the mineralized rock contained 1 part per million (ppm) silver and 1,500 ppm copper.
Geologic map unit (-143.95978945383, 61.5908346835796)
Mineral deposit model Vein
Age of mineralization Pennsylvanian or younger based on the age of the host rocks.
Alteration of deposit Oxidation.

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