Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Pb
Other commodities Au
Ore minerals chalcopyrite; galena

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-1
Latitude 67.44
Longitude -156.45
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Location and accuracy Location east of Ulaneak Creek and west of Shishakshinovik Pass in T. 24 N., R. 11 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 47 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978). Location accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Numerous small quartz veins and veinlets carrying chalcopyrite and galena, in quartzose rocks in contact aureole of granitic intrusive.
Geologic map unit (-156.452777493546, 67.439474880053)
Mineral deposit model Skarn (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 18b).
Mineral deposit model number 18b

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Claims staked in 1974.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

Area contains several Cu-Pb showings associated with contact zone of granitic intrusive.


MRDS Number A011893


U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1973, Alaska 1:250,000-scale quadrangle map overlays showing mineral deposit locations, principal minerals, and number and type of claims: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 20-73, 95 overlays (updated in 1986, 1987).
Reporters K.R. Leonard (USGS), R.L. Elliott (USGS), Schmidt (USGS), S.W. Nelson (USGS retired)
Last report date 4/29/1997