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 C-6
Latitude 67.61
Longitude -158.79
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Location and accuracy Located on ridge at the north end of the Akiak Mountains near the headwaters of the Hunt River in T. 26 N., R. 1 W., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 4 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978) and is accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

90 ft (30 m) rusty zone containing quartz rubble stained by small amounts malachite.
Geologic map unit (-158.792867045482, 67.6094263025677)
Alteration of deposit Fe and Cu staining.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

Located within Kobuk Valley National Park.


MRDS Number A011853
Reporters K.R. Leonard (USGS), R.L. Elliott (USGS), J.M. Schmidt (USGS)
Last report date 10/26/1992