Unnamed (southwest of Barometer Mountain)

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Hg
Other commodities Sb
Ore minerals cinnabar; stibnite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SM
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-4
Latitude 61.76905
Longitude -157.34609
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This prospect is about 0.3 mile southwest of the Barometer Mine (SM024). It is at an approximate elevation of 700 feet in the NE1/4 sec. 1, T. 19 N., R. 45 W., of the Seward Meridian. The occurrence is locality 18 of Miller and others (1989). The location is approximate.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

According to Cady and others (1955) and Sainsbury and MacKevett (1965), cinnabar and stibnite mineralization occurs in sandstone and shale of the Upper Cretaceous, Kuskokwim Group. No other information is available.
Geologic map unit (-157.348467160149, 61.7683597885388)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

References

MRDS Number A013439

References

Reporters T.K. Bundtzen (Pacific Rim Geological Consulting, Inc.) and M.L. Miller (U.S. Geological Survey)
Last report date 5/2/2003