Prospect, Undetermined

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale TC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-5
Latitude 63.16
Longitude -143.41
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Location and accuracy Noah prospect is near the southwest corner of section 18, T. 15 N., R. 11 E., of the Copper River Meridian. It is location 21 of Singer and others (1976). It is located 4 miles northwest of the Glenn Highway and the Tok River, and about 7 miles west of Clearwater Camp. The location is accurate to within 2 to 3 miles.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The Noah prospect is a copper prospect in Precambrian and/or Paleozoic quartz-feldspar-biotite gneiss (amphibolite grade) near a Mesozoic or Tertiary pluton (Foster, 1970; MacKevett and Holloway, 1977).
Geologic map unit (-143.412225295658, 63.1596383660029)
Mineral deposit model Possibly a Cu-porphyry deposit (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 21a)
Mineral deposit model number 21a?
Age of mineralization If it is a porphyry-Cu deposit, it is likely to be from one of the three porphyry ages in eastern interior Alaska: 90 to 100 Ma, 70 Ma, or 55 Ma.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Surface exploration has been done on the property.
Indication of production None