|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||AR|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-1|
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|Location and accuracy||Located south of Shishakshinovik Pass in T. 23 N., R. 11 E., Kateel River Meridian. Location accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m) and shown as locality 51 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978).|
Geologic descriptionNumerous small quartz veins and veinlets carrying chalcopyrite and galena in quartzose rocks in contact aureole of granitic intrusive (Mayfield and Grybeck, 1978). Selected specimens from this occurrence were reported by Berg and Cobb (1967, p. 105-106) to contain 9.81 percent Cu and 27.73 percent Pb, as well as minor amounts of Au and Ag; they also reported tetrahedrite in float.
|Geologic map unit||(-156.322771347759, 67.4194743227578)|
|Mineral deposit model||Skarn (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 18b).|
|Mineral deposit model number||18b|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsProspect is north of Shishakshinovik Pass and within Gates of the Arctic National Park.
Berg, H.C., and Cobb, E.H., 1967, Metalliferous lode deposits of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1246, 254 p.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1973, Alaska 1:250,000-scale quadrangle map overlays showing mineral deposit locations, principal minerals, and number and type of claims: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 20-73, 95 overlays (updated in 1986, 1987).
|Reporters||K.R. Leonard (USGS), R.L. Elliott (USGS), J.M. Schmidt (USGS)|
|Last report date||10/26/1992|