Double Mountain

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Pb
Ore minerals azurite
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale TB
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-5
Latitude 68.75
Longitude -143.83
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Location and accuracy Location plotted is locality 47 of Brosge and Reiser (1976, sheet 4); about 1 mi (1.6 km) west southwest of Double Mountain (peak 6750); located to within 1 mi (1.6 km).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Azurite present in volcanic rocks; sample is of quartz veins in green slate and volcanic rocks.
Geologic map unit (-143.832743341995, 68.7497347481737)
Mineral deposit model Lode; vein

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Quartz vein samples contain 0.5 percent Cu, 0.15 percent Pb, and 2.8 ppm Ag (Barker, 1981, p. 33, loc. 22).
Indication of production None

References