Unnamed (north of Maybeso Creek)

Occurrence, Probably inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Pb
Ore minerals chalcopyrite; galena; pyrrhotite
Gangue minerals calcite; quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-3
Latitude 55.52264
Longitude -132.71751
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy This occurrence is about 1.7 miles west-southwest of Granite Mountain and about 0.5 mile east-southeast of the center of section 24, T. 73 S., R. 83 E. The location accurate.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Herreid and Rose (1966) discovered this previously unknown occurrence. It is a 100-foot-wide zone with thin quartz-carbonate veins that contain pyrrhotite, chalcopyrite, and galena. The rocks in the vicinity are graywacke, conglomeratic graywacke, slate, limestone, and phyllite of the Descon Formation of Silurian and Ordovician age.
Geologic map unit (-132.719156558719, 55.5222808109337)
Mineral deposit model Thin veins with chalcopyrite, galena, and pyrrhotite.
Age of mineralization Unknown, other than that the veins are in Silurian or Ordovician sedimentary rocks.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration None; only examination by government geologist.
Indication of production None

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