|Ore minerals||azurite; chalcopyrite; malachite|
|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||AR|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||C-3|
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|Location and accuracy||Located on hill on the west side of Imelyak River in T. 26 N., R. 7 E, Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 76 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978) and is accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).|
Geologic descriptionMalachite, azurite, and chalcopyrite in small pods and on fracture surfaces in quartz conglomerate below horizontal thrust fault. May part of a suite of sedimentary rock-hosted base-metal deposits in the Brooks Range; see for example Schmidt (1997, p. 35-65) and Schmidt and Werdon (1993, p. 143).
|Geologic map unit||(-157.222827823995, 67.6194700164188)|
|Mineral deposit model||Polymetallic vein (?), see Schmidt, 1996; Schmidt and Werdon, 1993.|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsLocated on lands within the Noatak National Preserve.
|Reporters||K.R. Leonard (USGS), R.L. Elliott (USGS), J.M. Schmidt (USGS), S.W. Nelson (USGS)|
|Last report date||5/6/1997|