|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||CA|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||C-6|
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|Location and accuracy||The occurrence is at an elevation of about 250 feet on Canoe Creek. The map site is in section 23, T. 2 N., R. 16 W., of the Kateel River Meridian. The location is accurate within a 1 mile radius. Cobb, 1972 (MF-389), location 2.|
Geologic descriptionThis occurremce consists of a vein of argentiferous galena 1.5 feet wide near Canoe Creek (Anderson, 1947). The occurrence is in lower Paleozoic schist near a contact with Jurassic andesite.
|Geologic map unit||(-161.942656462237, 65.5493157867166)|
|Mineral deposit model||Galena vein.|
|Workings or exploration||This occurrence was sampled in the 1940s by Territorial Department of Mines (Anderson, 1947). Cominco and other exploration companies examined it in the late 1980s.|
|Indication of production||None|
Anderson, Eskil, 1947, Mineral occurrences other than gold deposits in northwestern Alaska: Alaska Territorial Division of Mines Pamphlet 5-R, 48 p.
Berg, H.C., and Cobb, E.H., 1967, Metalliferous lode deposits of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1246, 254 p.
Cass, J.T., 1959, Reconnaissance geologic map of the Candle quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-287, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Cobb, E.H., 1972, Metallic mineral resources map of the Candle Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-389, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
|Reporters||Anita Williams (Anchorage, AK)|
|Last report date||1/12/2000|