Unnamed (at the head of Fox Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals arsenopyrite; pyrite; pyrrhotite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale NM
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-1
Latitude 64.7735
Longitude -165.1522
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Location and accuracy The occurrence is on the north side of a ridge between upper Fox Creek and Bock Creek at an elevation of about 1,600 feet. It is about on the east half of the section line that separates sections 21 and 28, T. 8 S., R. 32 W., Kateel River Meridian. The site is locality 22 of Hummel (1962 [MF 248]) and locality 23 of Hummel (1975).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Arsenopyrite, pyrite, and (or) possibly pyrrhotite occur in a old pit or cut at this locality (Hummel, 1962 [MF 248]). The occurrence is in inter-layered marble and calcareous mica schist. Hummel (1975) cited the location as an unevaluated mineral occurrence.
Geologic map unit (-165.154818217783, 64.7727433264875)
Mineral deposit model Arsenopyrite, pyrite, or pyrrhotite associated with schist and marble.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration A prospect pit or cut is apparently present here.
Indication of production None

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