Arey Creek Tributary

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Pb; Zn
Ore minerals chalcopyrite; galena; sphalerite
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale DP
Latitude 69.3
Longitude -143.92
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Accurate to within 1,525 meters (5,000 ft). Grybeck, 1977, p. 42, Locality 2.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Galena, sphalerite (?), and chalcopyrite in highly deformed pods or stringers of vein quartz and schistose rock a few centimeters (inches) wide along sheared contacts between granite and quartz monzonite dikes at two localities.
Geologic map unit (-143.922729664218, 69.2997577277138)
Mineral deposit model Lode; Felsic-plutonic related veins.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

'USGS OF 257, p. 207-208' was listed as a reference for this mineral occurrence. Kelley was unable to verify this reference (September, 1996).