Unnamed (northeast of Canyon Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Mo
Ore minerals molybdenite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-4
Latitude 61.3121
Longitude -142.1861
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This prospect is near the head of a small unnamed east tributary to Canyon Creek. The site is on the tributary at an elevation of about 5,700 feet, 1,500 feet west of elevation 6705 in the NE1/4 of section 33, T. 6 S., R. 18 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is National Park Service locality WRST-235 and the latitude and longitude for this record were provided by the National Park Service.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

An unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this locality as a molybdenum prospect where 3 claims were once staked. Bedrock in this area is mostly Triassic Nikolai Greenstone (MacKevett, 1978).
Geologic map unit (-142.188137383068, 61.3116819746125)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

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

References