Unnamed (north of peak 6168)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals azurite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MH
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-2
Latitude 63.1952
Longitude -144.9141
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This occurrence is just north of peak 6168 on a steep ridge. It is about 0.1 mile south of the center of section 8, T. 20 S., R. 15 E., Fairbanks Meridian. It corresponds to locality 129 in table 2 of Nokleberg and others (1991). The location is approximate.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The rock in this area is Mesozoic (?) quartz monzonite that is cut by pegmatite dikes (Rose, 1967; Nokleberg and others, 1991). A pegmatite dike weakly stained with azurite assayed 0.22 percent copper.
Geologic map unit (-144.916326985065, 63.194802305835)
Mineral deposit model Polymetallic vein? (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 22c?).
Mineral deposit model number 22c?
Age of mineralization Probably Mesozoic, the age of host pluton.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Geologic mapping and limited surface sampling.
Indication of production None

References