Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals chalcopyrite
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale BM
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-6
Latitude 67.18
Longitude -161.91
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This occurrence is about one mile north of the headwaters area of Shiliak Creek. It is in sections 25 and 36, T. 21 N., R. 15 W., of the Kateel River Meridian. Grybeck (1977), location 6 and Schmidt and Allegro (1988), location 182.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Two quartz veins containing chalcopyrite crosscut lower to mid-Paleozoic, pyritiferous schist and phyllite (Schmidt and Allegro, 1988).
Geologic map unit (-161.912835764175, 67.1793519873727)
Mineral deposit model Chalcopyrite in quartz vein.
Age of mineralization Devonian?

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration The site has been visited by the U.S. Geological Survey (Schmidt and Allegro, 1988).
Indication of production None