Moore Creek Tungsten Occurrence
The Moore Creek Tungsten Occurrence is in Yukon-Koyukuk, Alaska. Historically the site has been part of the Innoko Mining District. Ore mineralization has been found at this location, however the precise grade, tonnage, and extent of the mineralization are not known. There has been no production and little to no activity other than routine claim maintenance since the mineral discovery. The ore mined is composed of gold, scheelite and cinnabar. The host rock in this area is siltstone from the Upper Cretaceous epoch 100.50 to 66.00 million years ago.
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1 World-class significance is determined by total endowment of the contained commodity. This includes all past production and remaining reserves. Each commodity is considered separately and commodities cannot be combined to arrive at a significant size. The tonnage thresholds are from the mine model grade-tonnage studies. As of June 2008, many entries were classified as significant under less strict rules.
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