Unnamed (in headwaters of Horton Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ag; Cu
Ore minerals malachite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SO
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-5
Latitude 64.735
Longitude -164.037
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This occurrence is at about 1,600 feet elevation on the ridge crest between the headwaters of Horton Creek and Coal Creek. It is locality 98 of Gamble (1988).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Gamble (1988) collected a sample of quartz-mica schist with malachite that contained 700 ppm Cu and 1.5 ppm Ag. Bedrock here is part of a metavolcanic assemblage thought to be Ordovician in age (Till and others, 1986).
Geologic map unit (-164.039607122016, 64.7342614251563)
Mineral deposit model Quartz-mica schist with malachite.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration None.
Indication of production None

References