Unnamed (lower Crevice Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Pb
Ore minerals copper sulfides; galena; malachite
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale WI
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-4
Latitude 67.3554
Longitude -151.8983
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is on Crevice Creek, about 3.5 miles above its mouth. It is about 0.6 mile northwest of the center of section 7, T. 29 N., R. 20 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian, at an elevation of about 1,200 feet. The location is accurate.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence is described by Brosge and Reiser (1960) as malachite-stained, vein quartz that contains galena and unspecified copper sulfides. The occurrence is in Devonian(?) Skajit Limestone, about 0.5 mile from a small mafic, igneous body.
Geologic map unit (-151.901041451799, 67.3549394840497)
Alteration of deposit Malachite staining.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

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