Unnamed (north of the Chistochina Glacier)

Occurrence, Probably inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ag; Au
Ore minerals pyrite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MH
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-2
Latitude 63.2026
Longitude -144.6957
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy The location given by Cobb (1979 [OFR 79-238]) for this occurrence is north of the Chistochina Glacier and southwest of Mount Kimball. The location is an arbitrary point in the NW1/4 section 9, T. 20 S., R. 16 E., Fairbanks Meridian. The accuracy is undetermined; the actual location may be several or more miles away.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

A grab sample of highly stained and pyritized argillite from this location contained 0.02 ounce of gold per ton and traces of silver (Rose, 1967). The grab sample was of argillite from the Mankomen Formation of Permian age (Cobb, 1979 [OFR 79-238]).
Geologic map unit (-144.69793523793, 63.2022099425687)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Only one grab sample of highly stained and pyritized argillite was taken from this location.
Indication of production None

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