Unnamed (south of Talkeetna River-Cache Creek junction)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Zn
Other commodities Cu; Pb
Ore minerals pyrite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale TK
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-5
Latitude 62.5082
Longitude -149.062
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 4,050 feet. It is about 6 miles south of the junction of the Talkeetna River and Cache Creek at about the midpoint of the north boundary of sec. 22, T. 28 N., R. 2 E., Seward Meridian. The location is accurate to within 1/2 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of pyrite-bearing gossan in sheared, Paleozoic meta-andesite (Csejtey and Miller, 1978). A sample of iron-stained volcanic rock contains 500 parts per million zinc, 10 parts per million lead, and 10 parts per million copper (Miller and others, 1978).
Geologic map unit (-149.064235021903, 62.5077109699036)
Alteration of deposit Iron-oxide alteration.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Limited surface sampling by the U.S. Geological Survey (Miller and others, 1978).
Indication of production None