Mount Sorenson Asbestos Occurrence
Southeast Fairbanks, Alaska
The Mount Sorenson Asbestos Occurrence is in Southeast Fairbanks, Alaska. Historically the site has been associated with the Circle Mining District which is now part of the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve. 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.
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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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LOCATED IN YUKON-CHARLEY RIVERS NATIONAL PRESERVE. UP TO 300 PPM CO, OVER 5000 PPM CR, AND 5000 PPM NICKEL IN ANALYSES OF ROCK SAMPLES.