|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||CV|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||C-5|
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|Location and accuracy||This prospect is at an elevation of about 2400 feet about 2 miles east of Snyder Mountain. It is in the W1/2 sec. 13, T. 14 S., R. 2 W., of the Copper River Meridian. Location of site accurate to within 1000 ft. This prospect corresponds to location C-20 of Jansons and others (1984).|
Geologic descriptionThis prospect is hosted in interbedded volcanic and sedimentary rocks of the Tertiary Orca Group (Nelson and others, 1985). The deposit consists of three shear zones in volcanic rock that contain bornite and malachite (Jansons and others, 1984).
|Geologic map unit||(-145.514966774832, 60.6554570375345)|
|Mineral deposit model||Possibly Cyprus massive sulfide (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 24a)|
|Mineral deposit model number||24a ?|
|Age of mineralization||Tertiary based on the age of the host rock.|
|Alteration of deposit||Oxidation of copper sulfide.|
|Workings or exploration||Three open cuts reported (Jansons and others, 1984).|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsSite is in the Chugach National Forest.
Jansons, Uldis, Hoekzema, R.B., Kurtak, J.M., and Fechner, S.A., 1984, Mineral occurrences in the Chugach National Forest, southcentral Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Land Assessment 5-84, 218 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000.
|Reporters||S.W. Nelson, Anchorage, AK|
|Last report date||6/10/2000|