|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||HW|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||A-4|
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|Location and accuracy||Location plotted is locality 652 of Jansons and Parke (1981, p. 189), in T33N, R3E; near the head of a small tributary of an unnamed fork of the Aniuk River, 10.5 mi (16.8 km) due east of the south end of Feniak Lake and 1.0 mi (1.6 km) north of hill 2873; located to within 2000 ft (610 m).|
Geologic descriptionSphalerite and galena in brecciated siltstone and shale of volcanic-bearing facies of Lower Mississippian Kayak Formation in structural window below thrust sheet of dominantly Upper Devonian Kanayut Conglomerate. The mineralized zone is about 20 ft wide and has a N65E trend of unknown extent.
|Geologic map unit||(-157.854926665113, 68.2294632417023)|
|Mineral deposit model||Lode; sediment-hosted vein and breccia vein Pb-Zn-Ag|
|Workings or exploration||Samples collected by the U.S. Bureau of Mines contain up to 0.24%Cu, 44% Pb, 46% Zn, 4.4 ppm Au, 460 ppm Ag, and 3700 ppm Cd (Jansons and Parke , 1981, p. 188).|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsSee MAS/MILS Sequence numbers 0020200007 and 0020200029 (USBM, 1995).
Ellersieck, I.F., Jansons, Uldis, Mayfield, C.F., and Tailleur, I.L., 1982. The Story Creek and Whoopee Creek lead-zinc-silver occurrences, western Brooks Range, Alaska, in Coonrad, W.L., ed., The United States Geological Survey in Alaska--Accomplishments during 1980: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 844, p. 35-38
Jansons, Uldis, 1982, Zinc-lead occurrences in and near the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Land Assessment 121-82, 55 p.
|Reporters||J.M. Schmidt; J.H. Dover|
|Last report date||9/30/1996|