Unnamed (east of Atigun Pass)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ag; Pb

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale PS
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-4
Latitude 68.12
Longitude -149.32
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Location and accuracy Site is at an elevation of about 5,500 ft. approximately 4 miles east of Atigun Pass (south-center sec. 22, T. 15 S., R. 12 E., of the Umiat Meridian) Location accurate within 1-mile radius.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Occurrence is described only as a bright red soil, weathering from Upper Devonian Kanayut Conglomerate, which contains anomalous concentrations of Pb (200 ppm) and Ag (2 ppm) (Menzie and others, 1985; USGS field station 75ABE133). No other descriptive information is available.
Geologic map unit (-149.322795900778, 68.1196123534715)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

References

MRDS Number 10308171
Reporters J.M. Britton (Anchorage)
Last report date 11/17/1999