|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||JU|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-2|
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|Location and accuracy||This occurrence is at an elevation of approximately 1,500 feet on the southeast margin of the lower Mendenhall Glacier, 1.5 miles west of Bullard Mountain. It is near the center of the SW1/4 section 33, T. 39 S., R. 66 E. of the Copper River Meridian. The location is accurate within 1/4 mile.|
Geologic descriptionThis occurrence consists of a 10-foot-thick zone of reddish-brown oxide staining in biotite schist that contains disseminated chalcopyrite. The zone also contains several discordant quartz veins 6-24 inches thick. The quartz veins contain pyrite and pyrrhotite and are cut by garnet-aplite sills. U.S. Bureau of Mines samples contained up to 820 ppm copper and 905 ppm zinc (Redman and others, 1989).
|Geologic map unit||(-134.469575910666, 58.4351770543322)|
|Alteration of deposit||Iron-oxide staining.|
|Workings or exploration||Surface sampling only.|
|Indication of production||None|
Redman, E.C., Maas, K.M., Kurtak, J.M., and Miller, L.D., 1991, Section D: Juneau Gold Belt subarea, in U.S. Bureau of Mines, Mineral investigations in the Juneau Mining District, Alaska, 1984-1988: Volume 2 - Detailed mine, prospect, and mineral occurrence descriptions: U.S. Bureau of Mines Special Publication VOL. 2D, 424 p., 19 sheets.
|Reporters||J.C. Barnett and L.D. Miller (Juneau, Alaska )|
|Last report date||12/15/2001|