Discovered in 1967. Located in the Chandalar copper belt. Propylitic alteration of metagranodiorite, with local areas of sericitic to potassic alteration; hornfels and skarn developed in adjacent calcareous rocks. DeYoung (1978) estimated a resource of about 1 million metric tons with an average grade of 5 percent copper. Ventures Resource Corp. (1999) estimated the resource as ""tens of million of tons grading 2 percent to 5 percent copper.
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U.S. Geological Survey (2014a); DeYoung (1978); Dillon and others (1996); Kurtak and others (2002); Ventures Resource Corporation (1999)
U.S. Geological Survey National Mineral Resource Assessment Team (2002)