Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals malachite
Gangue minerals vein quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale MU
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-1
Latitude 68.08
Longitude -159.37
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Location and accuracy Location plotted is from Cobb and others (1981, p. A18); occurrence is in low cutbank along south side of Noatak River, across from mouth of Itimtikrak Creek; located to within 2 mi (3.2 km).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Malachite stains in two quartz veins about 2 ft. thick that cut Upper Devonian gray shale and sandstone
Geologic map unit (-159.372933606077, 68.079421476659)
Mineral deposit model Lode; veins

Production and reserves

Indication of production None


MRDS Number A015678
Reporters M.T. Powers; D.F. Huber; J.M. Schmidt
Last report date 10/22/1992