Unnamed (near Lonely Lake)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Other commodities Ag; Cu; Pb; Sn; Zn
Ore minerals malachite
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SP
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-1
Latitude 67.9851
Longitude -153.2258
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Location and accuracy The site is at an elevation of about 4500 feet in a saddle on the ridge north of Lonely Lake. It is in the E of 1/2 sec. 19, T. 30 N., R. 25 E., of the Kateel River Meridian. Location accurate to within 100 ft. The site corresponds to locality 6 of Grybeck and Nelson, 1981.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of a float sample of copper-stained quartz derived from an outcrop of chert-pebble conglomerate. The sample contains 2 ppm Ag, 700 ppm Cu, 150 ppm Pb, 20 ppm Sn, and 500 ppm Zn.
Geologic map unit (-153.228630335068, 67.9846438684238)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Grab sample collected during regional geologic mapping by the USGS in the late 1970s.
Indication of production None