Unnamed (head of Fourth of July Creek)

Occurrence in Alaska, United States with commodity Antimony

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10307452
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed (head of Fourth of July Creek)

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.55788, 64.05063 (WGS84)
Relative position The location of this anitmony occurrence is uncertain; the only description states it is at the head of Fourth of July Creek in about the NW1/4 sec. 16, T. 10 S., R. 5 W., Fairbanks Meridian (Joesting, 1942 [ATDM MR 194-11]).
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Antimony Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Stibnite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -148.55788, 64.05063

Comments on the geologic information

  • Geologic Description = Antimony ore in float found near the head of Fourth of July Creek was examined in 1942 by the Alaska Department of Mines (Joesting, 1942 [ATDM MR 194-11, p. 10-11]). Fourth of July Creek lies within the California Creek Member of the Totatlanika Schist , which is composed of gray quartz-orthoclase-sericite schist and augen gneiss (Wahrhaftig, 1970 [GQ 810]).

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence

Comments on exploration

  • Status = Inactive

Mining district

District name Bonnifield

Comments on the workings information

  • Workings / Exploration = Samples of stibnite were collected in float (Joesting, 1942 [ATDM MR 194-11]).

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Alaska Resource Data File ARDF FB142

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Joesting, H.R., 1942, Antimony and tungsten deposits in Fairbanks and adjacent areas: Alaska Department of Mines MR 194-11, 25 p.

  • Deposit

    Wahrhaftig, Clyde, 1970, Geologic map of the Fairbanks A-4 quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Quadrangle Map GQ-810, 1 sheet, scale 1:63:360.

  • Deposit

    Joesting, H.R., 1942, Antimony and tungsten deposits in the Fairbanks and adjacent districts: Alaska Department of Mines Miscellaneous Report 194-11, 25 p.

Comments on the references

  • Primary Reference = Joesting, 1942 (ATDM MR 194-11)

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 31-JUL-01 J.R. Guidetti Schaefer and C.J. Freeman Avalon Development Corporation