Unnamed (north of Walker Lake)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals chalcopyrite
Gangue minerals quartz; tourmaline

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SP
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-3
Latitude 67.262
Longitude -154.466
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 4900 feet on a ridge about 4 miles north of Walker Lake. It is in S1/2 of sec. 32, T. 22 N., R. 20 E., of the Kateel River Meridian. Location is accurate to within 500 ft. The side corresponds to locality 49 of Grybeck and Nelson (1981).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of a zone about 10 feet thick in Paleozoic calc-silicate rocks (Grybeck and Nelson, 1981). The zone consists of white quartz interlayered with limonitic gossan. The quartz contains disseminated chalcopyrite and tourmaline.
Geologic map unit (-154.468758955424, 67.2614991878637)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

Located within Gates of the Arctic National Park.