|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||BM|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||C-3|
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|Location and accuracy||This occurrence is at an elevation of about 1,350 feet on the east bank of the middle reaches of Nakolikurok Creek. It is in section 23, T. 26 N., R. 8 W., of the Kateel River Meridian. Cobb (1972, MF-386), location 2, and Schmidt and Allegro (1988), location 104.|
Geologic descriptionThis occurrence consists of a quartz vein in a greenstone sill. The vein contains 1 percent copper, and the greenstone contains 0.02 percent copper (Schmidt and Allegro, 1988).
|Geologic map unit||(-160.392885215529, 67.6293910025046)|
|Mineral deposit model||Sulfide-bearing quartz vein.|
|Age of mineralization||Mid-Paleozoic?|
|Workings or exploration||The site was visited and sampled by the U.S. Geological Survey (Schmidt and Allegro, 1988).|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsThis location is in the Noatak Wilderness of the Noatak National Park Reserve.
Cobb, E.H., 1972, Metallic mineral resources map of the Baird Mountains quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-386, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Cobb, E.H., 1975, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in northern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 75-628, 106 p.
|Reporters||Anita Williams (Anchorage, AK)|
|Last report date||12/29/1999|