Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals azurite; malachite
Gangue minerals pyrite; quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-1
Latitude 67.53
Longitude -156.44
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Location and accuracy Location northwest of Blind Pass Mountain in T. 25 N., R. 11 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978) as locality 57 and is accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Malachite, azurite, and pyrite in quartz vein.
Geologic map unit (-156.442790382712, 67.5294772011347)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

Located within Gates of the Arctic National Park.


MRDS Number A011900
Reporters K.R. Leonard (USGS), R.L. Elliott (USGS), J.M. Schmidt (USGS)
Last report date 10/26/1992