|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||CL|
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|Location and accuracy||Located along east side of Skimo Creek, 4.5 km above junction with Tiglukpuk Creek. Known to within one mile.|
Geologic descriptionPhosphate rock and phosphorites occur within a 11 m-thick section of interbedded oolitic to pisolitic limestone and calcareous shale in the Alapah Limestone. Flattened pellets up to 3 cm in size were observed in the phosphorites.
|Geologic map unit||(-151.902818749793, 68.2995671024207)|
|Mineral deposit model||Bedded phosphorite (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 34c).|
|Mineral deposit model number||34c|
|Age of mineralization||Mississippian.|
|Workings or exploration||A chip sample across a 0.3 m-thick phosphorite contained 22.5 percent P2O5. Samples collected across a 2.3 m-thick section averaged 16.4 percent P2O5, and the entire 11 m-thick phosphatic section averaged 5.7 percent P2O5. Samples also contained up to 733 ppm V.|
|Indication of production||None|
Kurtak, J.M., Meyer, M.P., Hicks, R.W., Werdon, M.B., and Mull, C.G., 1995, Mineral investigations in the Colville Mining District and southern National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 8-95, 217 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
|Last report date||2/7/1997|