Unnamed (near North Star Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Ore minerals arsenopyrite; pyrite; pyrrhotite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale NM
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-1
Latitude 64.8995
Longitude -165.4053
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Location and accuracy The occurrence is on North Star Creek, probably on the west side at an elevation of about 1,300 feet. It is locality 39 of Hummel (1962 [MF 248]) and locality 81 of Hummel (1975). The location is probably accurate within about 1,000 feet of the coordinates.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Hummel (1962 [MF 248]) identified this as an iron sulfide occurrence, including arsenopyrite with pyrite and possibly pyrrhotite. The host rock is amphibolite facies metasedimentary bedrock. No other information is available.
Geologic map unit (-165.407930233657, 64.898741028337)
Mineral deposit model Iron sulfides in amphibolite facies metasedimentary rocks.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Prospect pit.
Indication of production None