|Main commodities||Th; U|
|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||CA|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||C-6|
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|Location and accuracy||This occurrence is at an elevation of about 500 feet on a westward-flowing tributary of Connolly Creek. The map site is in section 20, T. 3 N., R. 14 W., of the Kateel River Meridian. Cobb, 1972 (MF-389), location 26.|
Geologic descriptionBedrock in this area is Cretaceous granite which may contain uranium-bearing minerals. Uranothorianite was found in two pan concentrate samples (Gault and others, 1953).
|Geologic map unit||(-161.632662535461, 65.6493246666446)|
|Mineral deposit model||Radioactive minerals in stream sediments.|
|Workings or exploration||Two pan concentrate samples were collected from the area and analyzed for uranium content by the U.S. Geological Survey (Gault and others, 1953).|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsStream gradient approximately 200 feet per mile.
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.
Cobb, E.H., 1976, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in the Candle, Holy Cross, Norton Bay, Nulato, and Unalakleet quadrangles, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-866, 102 p.
|Reporters||Anita Williams (Anchorage, AK)|
|Last report date||1/12/2000|