Jade Hills

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Ni
Other commodities Asbestos
Ore minerals garnierite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-4
Latitude 67.17
Longitude -157.8
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Location and accuracy Located just west of Manuilyisat Hills at an elevation of 130 m in T. 20 N., R. 5 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 15 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978) and accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Small amounts of garnierite coating or a related mineral in ultramafic rocks. Nephrite and asbestos mineralization reported in general area (Anderson, 1945, p. 24).
Geologic map unit (-157.802793505312, 67.1694417114734)
Mineral deposit model Serpentine-hosted asbestos (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 8d).
Mineral deposit model number 8d

Production and reserves

Indication of production None