Unnamed (south of Organ and Sixtymile Creeks)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Zn
Ore minerals chalcopyrite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale WI
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Latitude 67.3513
Longitude -152.4514
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 3,400 feet, about 0.2 mile southwest of the top of hill 3730, in section 10, T. 29 N., R. 22 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The occurrence is the site of sample 280 in Dillon and others (1981 [AOF 133B]). The location is accurate.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of albite-chlorite-muscovite-quartz schist that contains minor chalcopyrite (Dillon and others, 1981 [AOF 133B]). The rocks in the vicinity are predominately Devonian, Skajit Limestone, cut by several north-south trending faults (Dillon and others, 1986). A sample of schist contains 1,100 ppm zinc but no copper.
Geologic map unit (-152.454152365001, 67.3508331901325)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Only surface sampling.
Indication of production None

References