Unnamed (in Zane Hills)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Mo
Ore minerals molybdenite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SH
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-1
Latitude 66.33
Longitude -156.18
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 3,100 feet, about 5 miles southeast of VABM Dakli in Zane Hills. The map site is in section 19, T. 11 N., R. 13 E., of the Kateel River Meridian. Cobb (1972, MF-448), location 11, and Miller and Ferrians (1968), figure 3.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of molybdenite-bearing, quartz veins that cut
Jurassic-Cretaceous andesite near the contact with granodiorite of the Cretaceous Zane Hills pluton (Miller and Ferrians, 1968). The quartz veins are up to 2 feet thick. A grab sample from a mineralized vein contained 0.2% Mo.
Geologic map unit (-156.182662065765, 66.3294360332321)
Mineral deposit model Molybdenite-bearing quartz vein.
Age of mineralization Jurassic-Cretaceous or younger.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Site visited and sampled by U.S. Geological Survey (Miller and Ferrians, 1968).
Indication of production None

References