Unnamed (north of VABM Honey)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Au; Cu; Zn
Ore minerals pyrite
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale TK
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-5
Latitude 62.2463
Longitude -149.3668
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 3,150 feet on a south tributary of Sheep Creek; it is 3.0 miles north of VABM Honey in the NE1/4 sec. 24, T. 25 N., R. 1 W., Seward Meridian. The location is accurate to within 1/2 mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of float of pyritic, silicified granitic rocks (Csejtey and Miller, 1978). A sample of mineralized float contains 0.1 part per million gold, 700 parts per million copper, and 140 parts per million zinc (Miller and others, 1978).
Geologic map unit (-149.369025924851, 62.2457960458713)
Mineral deposit model Porphyry Cu-Au? (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 20c?)
Mineral deposit model number 20c?
Alteration of deposit Silicification.

Production and reserves

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

References