Unnamed Occurrence (ARDF - AR031), Kiana District, Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska, USA
Cu showing in area of known Ambler sequence-type Cu-Zn deposits.
Location: Located on ridge above head of Naniratkohort Creek in T. 22 N., R. 8 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 38 in Mayfield and Grybeck and accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).
Geology: Malachite stain in small marble outcrop in saddle. Local high Cu and Zn stream sediment anomaly nearby (Ellerseick, 1978).
Commodities (Major) - Cu; (Minor) - Zn
Development Status: No
Deposit Model: Kuroko ?
ReferencesEllerseick, I.F., 1978, Analytical results for stream-sediment geochemical samples, Ambler River quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 78-120-C, 6 sheets, scale 1:250,000. Hitzman, M.W., Smith, T.E., and Proffett, J.M., Jr., 1982, Bedrock geology of the Ambler district, southwestern Brooks Range, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys Geologic Report 75, 2 sheets, scales 1:125,000, and 1:166,667. Mayfield, C.F., and Grybeck, D., 1978, Mineral occurrences and resource map of the Ambler River quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-120-I, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.
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