Unnamed (west of upper Jones Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ba; Mo; V; Zn

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale WI
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-6
Latitude 67.1824
Longitude -152.5849
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 3,050 feet, about 0.6 mile north-northwest of hill 3065, on the ridge west of upper Jones Creek. It is in the northeast corner of section 10, T. 27 N., R. 23 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The occurrence is the site of sample 14 of Dillon and others (1981 [AOF 133B]). The location is accurate.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence is a rock sample of black, graphitic, muscovite-albite-quartz schist that contains about 3% disseminated, oxidized, sulfides (Dillon and others, 1981 [AOF 133B]). A sample contains 3,000 ppm barium, 20 ppm molybdenum, 1,000 ppm vanadium, and 430 ppm zinc. The rocks in the area are interbedded Devonian, metavolcanic and metasedimentary rocks. No other information is available.
Geologic map unit (-152.587637699208, 67.1819264202991)
Alteration of deposit Oxidation of sulfide minerals.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Only surface sampling.
Indication of production None