Malfiatti

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals unknown copper minerals

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-6
Latitude 67.53
Longitude -158.99
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Located near the headwaters of Akiak Creek in T. 25 N., R. 2 W., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 5 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978) and accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Old copper prospect at limestone-schist contact (Brooks, 1914, p. 72).
Geologic map unit (-158.99286099821, 67.5294199506364)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

Minor occurrence located within Kobuk Valley National Park.

References

MRDS Number A011854
Reporters K.R. Leonard (USGS), R.L. Elliott (USGS), J.M. Schmidt (USGS), S.W. Nelson (USGS retired)
Last report date 5/8/1997