Rocky Point

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu
Ore minerals malachite
Gangue minerals quartz

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale WI
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale C-4
Latitude 67.5209
Longitude -151.5567
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is on the west side of Wild Lake about 1.5 miles from the north end of the lake, opposite the mouth of Surprise Creek. The occurrence is at an elevation of about 1,250 feet, about 0.5 mile southwest of the center of section 10, T. 31 N., R. 18 W., of the Fairbanks Meridian. The location is accurate.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This occurrence consists of sparse malachite in a quartz vein (Chipp, 1972). An analysis of a sample produced no significant metal values. The rocks in the area are Middle Devonian(?) siliceous clastic rocks (Dillon and others, 1986). No other information is available.
Geologic map unit (-151.559454291131, 67.5204491096684)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

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