Venus Mine, Windy Arm, Tagish Lake, Carcross, Whitehorse Mining District, Yukon, Canada
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||60° 1' 13'' North , 134° 37' 48'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||60.02028,-134.63000|
|Köppen climate type:||Dsc : Dry-summer subarctic climate|
A silver mine located on the West side of Windy Arm of Tagish Lake, approximately 17 km South of Carcross. The mine is located right on the South Klondike Highway (Whitehorse, Yukon to Skagway, Alaska) at km 83.4, 2.9 km North of the Yukon-British Columbia border.
22 valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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66 - 145 Ma
|Mount Nansen Gp|
66 - 145 Ma
|Igneous: extrusive; Extrusive: felsic|
Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)
Description: Eastern Alaska, Yukon, Mackenzie region, Intermontane Belt
Comments: Orogen, magmatic arc/suite; Gordey & Makepeace, 2003
Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A.