Unnamed (at head of Johns Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Zn
Ore minerals pyrite
Gangue minerals mica; quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SO
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-5
Latitude 64.737
Longitude -164.426
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is located on the ridge crest at the head of Johns Creek at about 1,050 feet elevation. It is about 8 miles north-northwest of Lees Camp on the Solomon River and is locality 122 of Gamble (1988).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

A sample of pyritic micaceous quartzite in marble (or silicified marble) contained 1,100 ppm Zn (Gamble, 1988). Bedrock in the area is part of lower Paleozoic metasedimentary assemblage (Till and others, 1986).
Geologic map unit (-164.4286141361, 64.7362561202615)
Mineral deposit model Pyritic micaceous quartzite or silicified marble with Zn values.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration None.
Indication of production None