Unnamed (south of Ernie Lake)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Pb
Ore minerals galena; pyrite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale WI
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-6
Latitude 67.3565
Longitude -152.9686
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is located about 2.2 miles south of the east end of Ernie Lake. The occurrence is at the top of a ridge at an elevation of about 1,320 meters, about 0.4 mile west of the top of hill 1425, in the NW1/4 section 8, T. 29 N., R. 25 W of the Fairbanks Meridian. This occurrence is the site of sample 54 in Dillon and others (1981 [AOF 133B]). The location is accurate.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of chlorite-talc-quartz schist with lenses of pyrite and galena(?) less than 6 cm long (Dillon and others, 1981 [AOF 133B]). The rocks in the area consist of Devonian, Skajit Limestone and/or Proterozoic(?) banded schist (Dillon and others, 1986).
Geologic map unit (-152.971364623671, 67.3560276679314)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Only surface sampling.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

This occurrence is in Gates of the Arctic National Park.