Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Mo
Ore minerals molybdenite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale DP
Latitude 69.25
Longitude -143.97
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Accurate to within 915 meters (3,000 ft). Brosge' and Reiser, 1976, Locality 34 and Grybeck, 1977, p. 42, Locality 4.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Molybdenite is present at contacts of quartz veins with granite of the Okpilak batholith.
Geologic map unit (-143.972734213387, 69.2497528232694)
Mineral deposit model Lode; Felsic plutonic-related Mo.
Age of mineralization Probably Early Devonian.

Production and reserves

Indication of production None