Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale TB
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-2
Latitude 68.4
Longitude -142
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Location and accuracy Location plotted is locality 504 of Barker (1981, pl. A-3), about 2 mi (3.2 km) east southeast of Bear Mountain summit on southeast projecting ridge; known to within 1000 ft (305 m).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Greenstone lens associated with metasiltstone unit and unconformably (?) overlain by Devonian-Mississippian conglomerate
Geologic map unit (-142.002724074583, 68.3997691686575)

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Greenstone (?) rock sample contains 1 percent copper, and slightly anomalous silver and molybdenum; soil and stream sediment samples 533D, 600C-602C of Barker (1981, pl. A-3) 1 mile (1.6 km) to the east have as much as 920 ppm Pb, as well as slightly anomalous amounts of Cu, Zn, Mo, and other elements (Barker, 1981, p. 40-50).
Indication of production None


MRDS Number A106164
Reporters J.H. Dover
Last report date 9/20/1996