Koness River Headwaters

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Other commodities Co; Mn; Zn
Ore minerals malachite
Gangue minerals pyrite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-1
Latitude 68.42
Longitude -144.6
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Location and accuracy Location plotted is locality 30 of Barker (1978, p. 14) and cited by Cobb and others (1981, p. A4); in headwater area of Koness River; within one mile (1.6 km).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Malachite and pyrite in green shale associated with red hematitic shales.
Geologic map unit (-144.602776362736, 68.4197148798194)
Mineral deposit model Lode; disseminated, Cu in shale.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Stream sediment samples from area contain more than 1% Mn (Cobb and others, 1981, p. A4).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

See MAS/MILS Sequence number 0020240002 (USBM, 1995).

References

MRDS Number A015651
Reporters M.T. Powers; D.F. Huber
Last report date 6/30/1992