Misheguk Mountain--east

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Asbestos; Cr; Cu
Ore minerals chromite

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MU
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-4
Latitude 68.25
Longitude -161
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Location and accuracy Location plotted encompasses MAS/MILS Sequence #'s 0020190002-4 (USBM, 1995); and localities 228, 233, 236, and 238 of Degenhart and others (1978, fig. 8); 1-2 mi (1.6-3.2 km) east of and on opposite (south) side of canyon from MU002; located to within 1 mi. (1.6 km).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Rubble sample of serpentinite containing bands and disseminations of chromite, presumably from underlying mafic-ultramafic complex
Geologic map unit (-161.002976094431, 68.2493917944578)
Mineral deposit model Lode; podiform chromite
Mineral deposit model number 8a

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration One sample contains up to .22% nickel and 7.5% chromium (Degenhart, 1978, p. 236).
Indication of production None

Additional comments

See MAS/MILS Sequence numbers 0020190002 through 0020190004 (USBM, 1995).