Unnamed (southeast of Zane Pass)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au; Cu
Ore minerals chalcopyrite; gold; pyrite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SH
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-1
Latitude 66.443
Longitude -156.388
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of 1,600 feet in the Zane Hills about 4 miles southeast of Zane Pass. The map site is in the S1/2 section 7, T. 12 N., R. 12 E., of the Kateel River Meridian. Cobb (1972, MF-448), locations 5-7 and Miller and Ferrians (1968), figure 3.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of pyrite- and chalcopyrite-bearing quartz veins as much as 3 feet thick (Miller and Ferrians, 1968). The veins cut Jurassic-Cretaceous meta-andesite north of the contact with the Cretaceous Zane Hills pluton. Grab samples contained 0.5% Cu and 0.6 ppm Au.
Geologic map unit (-156.390671092043, 66.4424365642317)
Mineral deposit model Polymetallic veins (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 22c).
Mineral deposit model number 22c
Age of mineralization Jurassic-Cretaceous or younger.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

References