Anderson (near McKenzie Inlet)

Prospect, Probably inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals chalcopyrite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale CR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-2
Latitude 55.3283
Longitude -132.36672
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy The only description of this prospect is by Brooks (1902), who located it 'about 100 yards west of the lower end of McKenzie Inlet.' For this record, it is about 0.5 mile northeast of the center of section 32, T. 75 S., R. 86 E.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The only published description of this prospect is by Brooks (1902). He describes it as a tunnel in chloritic schist that exposes a 3-foot-wide zone with chalcopyrite. The rocks in the area are greenstone, schist , phyllite, and minor marble of the Wales Group of Late Proterozoic and Cambrian age (Eberlein and others, 1983; Brew, 1996).
Geologic map unit (-132.368400859982, 55.3279399393961)
Mineral deposit model Insufficient information.
Age of mineralization Unknown, other than that the prospect is in Late Proterozoic or Cambrian host rocks.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration A short tunnel was driven before 1902.
Indication of production None

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