|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||CA|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||D-5|
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|Location and accuracy||This prospect is approximately a half-mile below the head of Meinzer Creek. The map site is in section 6, T. 4 N., R. 12 W., of the Kateel River Meridian. Cobb, 1972 (MF-389), location 23.|
Geologic descriptionBedrock along Meinzer Creek is Upper Cretaceous to Lower Tertiary granitic rock which may contain uranium-bearing minerals. Uranothorianite was identified in a concentrate sample from stream gravels (Gault and others, 1953).
|Geologic map unit||(-161.252681067395, 65.779332604259)|
|Mineral deposit model||Uranothorianite in stream-sediment concentrate.|
|Age of mineralization||Late Cretaceous; Quaternary.|
|Workings or exploration||Several stream-sediment samples were collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in 1947 (Gault and others, 1953).|
|Indication of production||Undetermined|
Additional commentsCreek at the headwaters falls approximately 500 feet 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|