Unnamed (west-southwest of Reds Lake)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

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

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CH
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-4
Latitude 67.81
Longitude -148.97
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Location and accuracy This site is at an elevation of about 4,700 feet, approximately 10 miles west-southwest of Reds Lake (SE1/4 sec. 31, T. 35 N., R. 6 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian). This site corresponds to loc. 77 in DeYoung (1978). The location is accurate within a 1/2-mile radius.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of Cu sulfides and/or malachite-azurite stains near the contact between Devonian Hunt Fork Shale and Skajit Limestone (DeYoung, 1978). A greenstone body is mapped within the Hunt Fork Shale south of the Cu occurrence. No other information is available.
Geologic map unit (-148.972764239216, 67.8096080104995)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

The Jim-Montana prospect (CH095) and Mowgli-Sher Khan prospect (CH094) prospects are a few miles east of this prospect.