Wulik Knot

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals azurite; malachite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale DL
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-2
Latitude 68.36
Longitude -163.01
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 1,650 feet, approximately 4 miles northwest of Sheep Mountain. The map site is in section 11, T. 34 N., R. 19 W., of the Kateel River Meridian.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

The Wulik Knot occurrence consists of malachite and azurite that coat fractures in a small outcrop of gray chert surrounded by maroon shale of Mesozoic age (C.F. Mayfield, written communication, 1979).
Geologic map unit (-163.012995603607, 68.3593491983843)
Mineral deposit model Secondary copper minerals on fractures in chert.
Age of mineralization Mesozoic?

Production and reserves

Indication of production None


MRDS Number A015692
Reporters Anita Williams (Anchorage, AK)
Last report date 12/21/1999