Unnamed (head of Jones Creek tributary)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Other commodities Ni
Ore minerals chalcopyrite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale WI
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-6
Latitude 67.211
Longitude -152.5929
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 3,200 feet at the head of a south-flowing tributary to Jones Creek. It is about 0.4 mile north-northeast of hill 3975, about 0.4 mile north-northeast of the center of section 34, T. 28 N., R. 23 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The occurrence is the site of sample 524 in Dillon and others (1981 [AOF 133B]). The location is accurate.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of banded, gray and white, graphitic schist with about 1% disseminated chalcopyrite (Dillon and others, 1981 [AOF 133B]). Small gossans mark the outcrops. A rock sample contains 200 ppm nickel; no copper is reported. The rocks in the area are Proterozoic to lower Paleozoic(?) schist (Dillon and others, 1986).
Geologic map unit (-152.595641145029, 67.2105272173182)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Only surface sampling.
Indication of production None