Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-2
Latitude 60.9745
Longitude -147.6398
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Location and accuracy The prospect is at elevation of about 2,300 feet, on the east flank of hill 2152. It is in the NW1/4 section 11, T. 10 N., R. 10 E., of the Seward Meridian. This is location 180 of Tysdal (1978 [MF-880-A]) and location S-120 of Jansons and others (1984). This location is accurate to within a quarter of a mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The prospect is in sandstone of the Orca Group of early Tertiary age (Tysdal, 1978 [MF-880-A]). It consists of a 12-foot-wide shear zone containing a 4-centimeter-wide cupriferous vein. An adit of unknown length was driven on the vein. No other information about this prospect has been made public.
Geologic map unit (-147.641874131517, 60.9739807050998)
Age of mineralization Tertiary or younger; the vein is in sandstone of the Tertiary Orca Group.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration One adit of unknown length (Tysdal, 1978 [MF-880-A]).
Indication of production None