Unnamed (south of Winers Lake)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals azurite; malachite; pyrite; unspecified copper sulfides

Geographic location

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Latitude 67.22
Longitude -149.73
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Location and accuracy This site is located at an elevation of about 2,600 ft approximately 7 miles east of the Myrtle Creek landing strip and 3 miles southeast of Winers Lake (sec. 27, T. 28 N., R. 10 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian). This site corresponds to unnamed loc. 75 in DeYoung (1978). The location is accurate within a 1-mile radius.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The occurrence is in an area mapped as Devonian(?) micaceous graywacke with several small bodies of greenstone (schistose hornblende diorite and pyroxene diorite) nearby (Brosgé and Reiser, 1964). It is described only as copper sulfides and/or malachite-azurite stains. No other information is available.
Geologic map unit (-149.732719758573, 67.2195770887717)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None