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Unnamed Occurrence (ARDF - MH024; northeast of Dot Lake), Goodpaster District, Southeast Fairbanks Borough, Alaska, USA

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Location: This occurrence is north of the Tanana River a few miles northeast of Dot Lake. The location is approximate and based on Saunders' (1958) imprecise description. The accuracy of the location is indeterminate; it may be several or many miles away.
Geology: Specimens from this occurrence have asbestos seams as much as three-quarters of an inch wide (Saunders, 1958). Saunders examined a hand specimen at Dot Lake village; he did not visit the location. The rocks at the occurrence are not described.
Alteration: Serpentinization of olivine-bearing ultramafic rock.

Commodities (Major) - Asbestos
Development Status: Undetermined.
Deposit Model: Serpentine-hosted asbestos (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 8d).

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References

Saunders, R.H., 1958, Walters silver-lead prospect near Dot Lake: Alaska Territorial Department of Mines Prospect Evaluation 68-06, 8 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360.

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