Unnamed (near lower Banner Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Sb
Gangue minerals iron-oxides

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SO
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-5
Latitude 64.828
Longitude -164.311
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This occurrence is on a low ridge crest on the north side of lower Banner Creek, an east tributary to the Casadepaga River, at an elevation of about 600 feet. It is about 1.5 miles north-northeast of the site of the old Ruby roadhouse. It is locality 96 of Gamble (1988).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

A sample of gossan float from marble terrain contained 4,400 ppm Sb, 740 ppm As, 300 ppm Zn, and 1 ppm Ag (Gamble, 1988). Bedrock in this area is Paleozoic marble (Till and others, 1986).
Geologic map unit (-164.313616052009, 64.82725900204)
Mineral deposit model Gossan in marble.
Alteration of deposit Oxidation; gossan development.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Exploration activities are not reported for this occurrence.
Indication of production None