Unnamed (upper Bock Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Gangue minerals carbonate; quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale NM
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-1
Latitude 64.7814
Longitude -165.1348
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Location and accuracy The occurrence is in a minor unnamed gulch on the west side of the south-facing ridge between the upper forks of Bock Creek, a headwater tributary to Fox Creek. It is at an elevation of about 1,000 feet and its location is known within about 1,000 feet of the coordinates. It is locality 22 of Hummel (1975).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Hummel (1975) identified this ocurrence as stratabound, metallized, and silicified marble; other information was not provided. The occurrence is near a steep fault that strikes northwest (Hummel, 1962 [MF 248]).
Geologic map unit (-165.137418453317, 64.7806437408313)
Alteration of deposit Silica-rich rocks in marble, silicification?

Production and reserves

Indication of production None