Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Pb; Zn
Ore minerals galena; sphalerite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale DL
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-1
Latitude 68.1
Longitude -162.6
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Location and accuracy The Husky occurrence, at the center of an old Kennicott claim block, is at an elevation of about 1,400 feet, about 6 miles west of the Kelly River. The map site is at the west-central edge of section 22, T. 31 N., R. 16 W., of the Kateel River Meridian. The location is accurate within 2 miles.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The Husky occurrence consists of galena and sphalerite in veins cutting Mississippian-Permain Endicott Group sandstones (Noatak Formation?). Husky has been interpreted as a sedimentary exhalative Zn-Pb deposit (Werden, 1998).
Geologic map unit (-162.6029558347, 68.0993546396441)
Mineral deposit model Sedimentary exhalative Zn-Pb? (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 31a?).
Mineral deposit model number 31a?
Age of mineralization Mississippian to Permian.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Kennecott held claims in 1984.
Indication of production None


Reporters Anita Williams (Anchorage, AK)
Last report date 12/21/1999