Unnamed (upper McCallum Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Pb
Ore minerals chalcopyrite; galena; pyrite
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MH
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-4
Latitude 63.2618
Longitude -145.5667
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is on McCallum Creek at an elevation of 3,900 feet. It is in the southwest corner of section 13, T. 19 S., R. 11 E., Fairbanks Meridian. This locality is location 11 of Hanson (1963, plate 5). It corresponds to locality 25a in Cobb (1979 [OFR 79-238]) and locality S121 of table 2 in Nokelberg and others (1991).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of chalcopyrite, galena, and pyrite in quartz veins as much as 1 foot thick (Hanson, 1963). The veins occur along a thrust fault in metadacite tuff of the Slana Spur Formation of Pennsylvanian age (Nokleberg and others, 1991).
Geologic map unit (-145.568941948118, 63.2613877132398)
Mineral deposit model Polymetallic veins (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 22c).
Mineral deposit model number 22c
Age of mineralization Pennsylvanian or younger.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

References