Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Pb; Zn

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-2
Latitude 67.24
Longitude -156.51
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Location and accuracy On ridge west of Peak 4140 and east of Ambler River in T. 21 N., R. 10 E., Kateel River Meridian. Location accurate to within 1000 ft. (300 m).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Prospect hosted in Ambler sequence of metamorphosed Devonian and Mississippian volcanic, volcaniclastic, and sedimentary rocks.
Geologic map unit (-156.512748844873, 67.2394690631639)
Mineral deposit model Kuroko (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 28a).
Mineral deposit model number 28a
Age of mineralization Devonian.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Initially drilled by Noranda in 1978 with two holes totaling 400 ft. (130 m). Drilling in 1982 and 1983 by Anaconda extended early drill holes to a total of 1100 ft. (360 m). Property currently (1997) held by Kennecott Exploration Co.
Indication of production None


MRDS Number A106045
Reporters S.W. Nelson (USGS retired)
Last report date 5/12/1997