Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Other commodities Zn
Ore minerals malachite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-3
Latitude 67.28
Longitude -157.03
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Location and accuracy Located on ridge above head of Naniratkohort Creek in T. 22 N., R. 8 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 38 in Mayfield and Grybeck and accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Malachite stain in small marble outcrop in saddle. Local high Cu and Zn stream sediment anomaly nearby (Ellerseick, 1978).
Geologic map unit (-157.032780584825, 67.2794625257531)
Mineral deposit model Kuroko (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 28a)?
Mineral deposit model number 28a?

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

Cu showing in area of known Ambler sequence-type Cu-Zn deposits.


MRDS Number A011885
Reporters K.R. Leonard (USGS), R.L. Elliott (USGS), J.M. Schmidt (USGS)
Last report date 10/26/1992