Unnamed (head of Fall Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ag; Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-6
Latitude 61.4741
Longitude -143.1613
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is near the head of Fall Creek. It is at an elevation of about 5,800 feet, 3,500 feet northwest of elevation 6956 in the SW1/4 of section 36, T. 4 S., R. 12 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is locality 98 of MacKevett (1976); the location is accurate to within about 1,000 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of a sample of float of altered Tertiary granodiorite that contains 2 parts per million (ppm) silver and 0.2 ppm gold (MacKevett, 1976).
Geologic map unit (-143.163375460072, 61.4736560161803)
Age of mineralization Tertiary based on the age of the granodiorite host rock.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Limited surface sampling.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

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

References