Unnamed (south of Eagle Creek)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals malachite; unspecified copper sulfides

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale WI
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-5
Latitude 67.5252
Longitude -152.2537
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is at an elevation of about 3,100 feet, 0.3 mile south-southeast of the top of hill 3452, near the center of section 9, T. 31 N., R. 21 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The location is accurate.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of unspecified copper sulfides and malachite in Devonian, Skajit Limestone (Brosge and Reiser, 1960). The Skajit Limestone is locally broken by thrusts and steep faults. The rocks in the vicinity are Skajit Limestone and Middle Devonian, siliceous clastic rocks (Dillon and others, 1986). No other information is available.
Geologic map unit (-152.25646148229, 67.5247403104648)
Alteration of deposit Oxidation of copper mineral(s).

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration Only surface sampling.
Indication of production None

References