|Main commodities||Th; U|
|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||CA|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||D-5|
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|Location and accuracy||This occurrence is along a small, westward-flowing tributary to Duck Creek about 1.5 mile from its junction with that creek. The map site is in section 16, T. 6 N., R. 13 W., of the Kateel River Meridian. Cobb, 1972 (MF-389), location 20.|
Geologic descriptionBedrock in the area is undifferentiated Cretaceous granite that may contain uranium-bearing minerals. No outcrops are present at the occurrence. Uranothorianite was identified in a pan concentrate sample of stream gravels (Gault and others, 1953).
|Geologic map unit||(-161.432692856797, 65.9293351723224)|
|Mineral deposit model||Radioactive minerals in stream gravels.|
|Workings or exploration||Pan concentrate samples collected 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 in lower mile of creek.
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|