Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; U
Ore minerals metatorbernite (hydrated copper uranyl phosphate)

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-1
Latitude 67.42
Longitude -156.38
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Location and accuracy Located southwest of Shishakshinovik Pass in T. 23 N., R. 11 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 80 by Mayfield and Grybeck (1978). Location accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Metatorbernite coating quartzite talus from south side of cirque basin.
Geologic map unit (-156.382772573925, 67.419474411298)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None


MRDS Number A011909
Reporters K.R. Leonard (USGS), R.L. Elliott (USGS), J.M. Schmidt (USGS)
Last report date 10/26/1992