Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals malachite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AC
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-5
Latitude 68.27
Longitude -146.73
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Location and accuracy Location plotted is locality 12 of Barker (1978, p. 14) and cited by Cobb and others (1981, p. A4); headwaters of Crow Nest Creek; within one mile (1.6 km).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Malachite along cleavages in upper Devonian green shale associated with red hematitic shales.
Geologic map unit (-146.732798953086, 68.2696742630175)
Mineral deposit model Lode; disseminated, Cu in shale

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration A sample of green shale contained 4200 ppm Cu (Cobb and others, 1981, p. A4; Barker, 1978, p. 20, loc. 12).
Indication of production None


MRDS Number A015649
Reporters M.T. Powers; D.F. Huber
Last report date 6/30/1992