Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals chalcopyrite; bornite; malachite
Gangue minerals siderite; limonite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-4
Latitude 68.08
Longitude -146.35
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Location and accuracy Location plotted is locality 9 of Barker (1978, p. 14) and cited by Cobb and others (1981, p. A4); between Smoke Creek and Crow Nest Creek, tributaries of Chandalar River; within one mile (1.6 km).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Siderite, limonite, chalcocite, and traces of bornite and malachite in fine to medium-grained andesitic tuff.
Geologic map unit (-146.352790038239, 68.0796777423652)
Mineral deposit model Lode; disseminated, Cu in volcanic tuff.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None


MRDS Number A015650
Reporters M.T. Powers; D.F. Huber
Last report date 6/30/1992