Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Pb
Other commodities Ag; Sb
Ore minerals azurite; galena; malachite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-5
Latitude 67.25
Longitude -158.18
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Location and accuracy Located in the Jade Mountains near VABM Jade in T. 21 N., R. 3 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 13 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978) and is accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Quartz vein cuts limestone and contains malachite, azurite and galena (Brosge' and others, 1967).
Geologic map unit (-158.182814477615, 67.2494351615234)
Mineral deposit model Kipushi (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 32c)?
Mineral deposit model number 32c?

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Analytical data reported for one sample: 0.3 percent Cu, 0.005 percent Ag, 0.15 percent Pb, 0.1 percent Sb (Brosge' and others, 1967).
Indication of production None


MRDS Number A011861
Reporters K.R. Leonard (USGS), R.L. Elliott (USGS), J.M. Schmidt (USGS)
Last report date 10/26/1992