Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Pb; Zn
Other commodities Zr

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-3
Latitude 67.55
Longitude -156.61
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Located near headwaters of the Ambler River in T. 25 N., R. 10 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 58 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978) and accurate to within 3000 ft. (1000 m).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Finely disseminated black minerals in 6 ft. (2 m) thick granitic dike cutting calcareous schist.
Geologic map unit (-156.612797685466, 67.5494760887756)
Mineral deposit model Skarn (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 18b)?
Mineral deposit model number 18b?

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Sample analysis indicated 200 ppm Cu, 200 ppm Pb, 2000 ppm Zn, 1000 ppm Zr.
Indication of production None

Additional comments

Located in Gates of the Arctic National Park.


MRDS Number A106047
Reporters S.W. Nelson (USGS retired)
Last report date 5/12/1997