Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals malachite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-3
Latitude 67.31
Longitude -157.19
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Location and accuracy Location is on ridge north of VABM Sleet in T. 22 N., R. 8 W., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 35 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978) and accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Malachite staining on discontinuous lens of marble.
Geologic map unit (-157.192787230123, 67.3094612034053)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

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


MRDS Number A011882
Reporters K.R. Leonard (USGS), R.L. Elliott (USGS), J.M. Schmidt (USGS)
Last report date 10/26/1992