Unnamed (near Hunter Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au
Ore minerals gold

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale TE
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-1
Latitude 65.411
Longitude -165.2
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is on the rideline between upper Hunter Creek and and tributary to Johnston Creek in the central Teller B-1 quadrangle. It is at an elevation of 900 feet adjacent to a saddle between the two drainages. This is locality 20 of Cobb and Sainsbury (1972). Cobb (1975) summarized the one reference to this occurrence under the name 'Unnamed occurrence'.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence is in an area of intercalated metapelitic and metacarbonate rocks that may contain some quartzites. A sample of 'altered limestone with quartz veinlets' is reported to have anomalous gold (Sainsbury and others, 1969, p. 18, 36).
Geologic map unit (-165.202673753348, 65.4102586613433)
Mineral deposit model Indeterminate.
Age of mineralization Not known
Alteration of deposit Silicification of carbonate rocks (?)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration None
Indication of production None

References