Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Zn

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-1
Latitude 67.58
Longitude -156.01
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Located on eastern edge of the Ambler River quadrangle south of Peak 6311 in T. 25 N., R. 13 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 54 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978) and accurate to within 1000 ft. (300 m).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Thin pyritic layers parallel the foliation in black phyllite. Sulfide zone traced for 2.5 mi (4 km) to the south.
Geologic map unit (-156.012788839552, 67.5794820419203)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Highest values in stream sediment geochemical samples are 290 ppm Cu and 450 ppm Zn (Ellerseick, 1978).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

Located within Gates of the Arctic National Park.


MRDS Number A106043
Reporters S.W. Nelson (USGS retired)
Last report date 5/12/1997