|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||CA|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||C-5|
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|Location and accuracy||This prospect is at an elevation of about 1,200 feet on Spruce Creek. The map site is near the north end of the boundary between sections 7 and 12, T. 3 N., R. 14 W., of the Kateel River Meridian.|
Geologic descriptionThis prospect consists of Upper Cretaceous or Lower Tertiary granite which may contain uranium-bearing minerals. A sample of stream-gravel concentrate contained 0.033% eU (Gault and others, 1953).
|Geologic map unit||(-161.462664960947, 65.6793289693448)|
|Mineral deposit model||Radioactive minerals in stream sediments.|
|Workings or exploration||In 1947 the U.S. Geological Survey sampled the stream sediments to evaluate their radioactive mineral content (Gault and others, 1953).|
|Indication of production||Undetermined|
Additional commentsStream falls approximately 400 feet in headwater 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|