Unnamed (east bank of lower Goat Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ag; Cu; Mo
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-3
Latitude 61.0625
Longitude -142.102
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is on the east bank of lower Goat Creek. It is at an elevation of about 1,700 feet, about 1,000 feet south-southeast of elevation 2420 in the NE1/4 of section 30, T. 9 S., R. 19 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is locality 17 of MacKevett (1976); the location is accurate to within about 1,000 feet.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of a one-meter-wide altered quartz vein that is localized in a shear zone that cuts Permian marble and amphibolite. A grab sample of the quartz vein contained 1 part per million (ppm) silver, 500 ppm copper, and 50 ppm molybdenum (MacKevett, 1976).
Geologic map unit (-142.104008418196, 61.0620729234383)
Age of mineralization Permian or younger based on the age of the marble and amphibolite the veins cut.

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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