Occasional Group

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 PS
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-1
Latitude 68.3
Longitude -147.53
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Location and accuracy Site is at an elevation of about 3,800 ft. on the north side of a large, southeast-flowing tributary to the upper Wind River approximately 12 miles northeast of the mouth of Beaucoup Creek (west-center sec. 21, T. 13 S., R. 20 E., of the Umiat Meridian). Location accurate within 1-mile radius.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Galena, sphalerite and chalcopyrite occur in vein and boxwork of veinlets in limestone (Grybeck, 1977) near the unconformable upper contact of the Skajit Limestone with calcareous sandstone member of Hunt Fork Shale and/or Beaucoup Formation (Menzie and others, 1985). No other descriptive information is available.
Geologic map unit (-147.532787680186, 68.2996593238621)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Twenty-two claims were located by Placid Oil in 1971 and were active until at least 1978; they have since been abandoned.
Indication of production None

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