Unnamed (lode occurrence in upper Lillian Creek)

Prospect, 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 C-1
Latitude 64.6281
Longitude -165.2355
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Location and accuracy This unnamed lode prospect is at an elevation of about 400 feet in the headwaters of Lillian Creek (NM279). The map location is about 0.6 mile southwest of elevation 857 at the northeast corner of section 15, T. 9 S., R. 33 W., Kateel River Meridian. It is locality 21 of Hummel (1962 [MF 247]) and is probably located to within one-quarter mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This prospect consists of arsenopyrite, pyrite, and possibly pyrrhotite in calcareous schist and marble; no other information is available (Hummel, 1962 [MF 247]). The deposit, herein inferred to be auriferous, has been explored by a few pits. A placer gold deposit is in Lillian Creek (NM279).
Geologic map unit (-165.23811169971, 64.6273397064748)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Prospect pits.
Indication of production None

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