|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||KL|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||A-4|
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|Location and accuracy||This occurrence is about 4.5 miles north-northeast of the small lake at the divide between a tributary to Kakivilak Creek and the head of Itilyiargiok Creek; it is about 0.6 mile west-northwest of the center of section 33, T. 32 N., R. 17 E. The location is known to within about a mile.|
Geologic descriptionThe rocks in the area are mainly shale of the Upper Devonian, Hunt Fork Shale. One sample of a quartz vein found in float contained 15.37 percent lead, 0.07 percent zinc, and 0.64 percent copper. Little is known about this occurrence.
|Geologic map unit||(-154.997265241823, 68.1298183702197)|
|Mineral deposit model||Pb-Zn quartz vein.|
|Workings or exploration||Only limited sampling by the U.S. Bureau of Mines.|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsThe occurrence is in the Gates of the Arctic National Park which is closed to prospecting and mining.
Kurtak, J.M., Meyer, M.P., Hicks, R.W., Werdon, M.B., and Mull, C.G., 1995, Mineral investigations in the Colville Mining District and southern National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 8-95, 217 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
|Reporters||J.M. Schmidt (U.S. Geological Survey); K.D. Kelley (U.S. Geological Survey); D.J. Grybeck (Contractor, U.S. Geological Survey)|
|Last report date||4/18/2010|