|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||ID|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-3|
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|Location and accuracy||This occurrence is on a northeast-trending ridge about 1.2 mile south of Beaver Creek, a tributary of the George River. The occurrence is on hill 1815 in the NE1/4 NE1/4 section 35, T. 27 N., R. 44 W., of the Seward Meridian. The location is accurate.|
Geologic descriptionThis occurrence is a silicified breccia of unknown extent and orientation in sandstone of the Upper Cretaceous, Kuskokwim Group (Miller and Bundtzen, 1994; Miller, Bundtzen, and Gray, 2005). One grab sample of silicified breccia contained 50 parts per billion (ppb) gold and 1,400 ppb mercury (McGimsey and others, 1988).
|Geologic map unit||(-157.370347953893, 62.3916189662685)|
|Alteration of deposit||Silicification of sandstone.|
|Workings or exploration||Surface samples were collected by the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys in 1984 (McGimsey and others, 1988).|
|Indication of production||None|
McGimsey, R.G., Miller, M.L., and Arbogast, B.F., 1988, Paper version of analytical results, and sample locality map for rock samples from the Iditarod quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-421-A, 110 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Miller, M.L., and Bundtzen, T.K., 1994, Generalized geologic map of the Iditarod quadrangle, Alaska showing potassium-argon, major oxide, trace element, fossil, paleocurrent, and archeological sample localities: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-2219-A, 48 pages; 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
|Reporters||T.K. Bundtzen (Pacific Rim Geological Consulting, Inc.), M.L. Miller (U.S. Geological Survey); and C.C. Hawley (Hawley Resource Group)|
|Last report date||5/23/2003|