|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||CV|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||C-2|
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|Location and accuracy||This occurrence is at an elevation of about 300 feet on the north bank of upper Sheep Creek. It is in the SE1/4 sec. 17, T. 15 S., R. 4 E., of the Copper River Meridian. Location of the site is accurate to within 1000 ft. Site is location C-4 in Jansons and others (1984).|
Geologic descriptionSite is described as an outcrop of Tertiary Orca Group slate (Nelson and others, 1985) stained with malachite. One 6-inch-wide shear zone contains chalcopyrite. Analysis of one grab sample indicated 0.51% Cu (Jansons and others, 1984).
|Geologic map unit||(-144.726980519532, 60.5664613155662)|
|Workings or exploration||
Site examined during U.S. Bureau of Mines and U.S.G.S. mineral resource assessment of the Chugach National Forest (Jansons and others, 1984; Nelson and others, 1984).Analysis of one grab sample indicated 0.51% Cu (Jansons and others, 1984).
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsChugach Alaska Corporation, Anchorage, Alaska has control of these lands.
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.
Nelson, S.W., Dumoulin, J. A., and Miller, M.L., 1985, Geologic map of the Chugach National Forest, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1645-B, 16 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Nelson, S.W., Miller, M.L., Barnes, D.F., Dumoulin, J.A., Goldfarb, R.J., Koski, R.A., Mull, C.G., Pickthorn, W.J., Jansons, Uldis, Hoekzema, R.B., Kurtak, J.M., and Fechner, S.A., 1984, Mineral resource potential of the Chugach National Forest, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1645-A, 24 p., 1 plate, scale 1:250,000.
|Reporters||S.W. Nelson, Anchorage, AK|
|Last report date||6/10/2000|