Diane Creek

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Zn
Ore minerals bornite; chalcopyrite; sphalerite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-1
Latitude 67.15
Longitude -156.22
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Location and accuracy Located on ridge, at 2000 ft. (600 m) elevation, east of the Kogoluktuk River in T. 20 N., R. 12 E., Kateel River Meridian. Location is accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m). Same as locality 43 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Sparsely disseminated chalcopyrite, bornite, sphalerite and pyrrhotite in float samples of mineralized outcrop.
Geologic map unit (-156.222735991923, 67.1494651994268)
Mineral deposit model Kuroko (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 28a).
Mineral deposit model number 28a

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Surface exploration.
Indication of production None


MRDS Number A011890
Reporters K.R. Leonard (USGS), R.L. Elliott (USGS), J.M. Schmidt (USGS)
Last report date 10/26/1992