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Telida Mountain Occurrence, McGrath District, Yukon-Koyukuk Borough, Alaska, USA

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See Win (MD060), Won - North (MD021), Won - South (MD024), and Gemini (MD023) prospects. The Telida Mountain occurrence is on lands conveyed to Doyon Ltd. For further information, contact Doyon Ltd at 210 1st Ave., Fairbanks, Alaska, 99701.
Location: The Telida Mountain occurrence is situated on a steep, south facing spur of a northwest-trending ridgeline of the Telida Mountains at an elevation of 1,750 feet (533 m) in Section 1, T. 23 S., R. 29 E., of the Kateel River Meridian. The location is imprecise and only known to within about one mile (1.6 km).
Geology: Float that contained disseminated cassiterite was detected in granitic rocks of the Telida Mountains Pluton during reconnaissance exploration work by ASA Inc. The exploration was following up several anomalous areas recommended by the U.S. Geological Survey (Patton and Moll, 1983). The U.S. Geological Survy found anomalous tin, tungsten, berlylium, cadmium, and silver in stream sediment and pan concentrate samples in the area (King and others, 1983).
Workings: The U.S. Geological Survey found anomalous tin, tungsten, berylium cadmium, and silver in both stream sediment and pan concentrate samples of the general occurrence area Grades of the mineralized float are not available.
Reserves: None.

Commodities (Major) - Sn; (Minor) - Ag, Be, Cd, Pb, W
Development Status: No
Deposit Model: Tin-Polymetallic Veins (?) (Cox and Singer, 1986; model no. 20b)

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2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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References

DiMarchi, J.J., Weglarz, T.B., Freeman, L.K., Nicholson, L.C., and Barker, J.C., 1992, Annual Report for 1992--Doyon Option Lands, Block 10: ASA Inc. Report, 121 p. (Report held by Doyon, Limited, Fairbanks, Alaska.) King, H.D., Risoli, D.A., and Galland, W.W., 1983, Distrbution and abundance of molybdenum, tin, and tungsten in heavy mineral concentrate samples, Medfra quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 80-811J. Patton, W.W., Jr., and Moll, E.J., 1983, Mineral resource assessment map of the Medfra quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 80-811-G, 3 sheets, scale 1:250,000.

 
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