|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||LC|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-4|
|Nearby scientific data||Find additional scientific data near this location|
|Location and accuracy||Prospect is roughly 2.3 km upstream from mouth of Kijik River. Locality 21 of Nelson and others (1985) and locality 12 of MacKevett and Holloway (1977). Locality accurate within 1,600 m.|
Geologic descriptionThe only information is that two lode claims were staked in granite porphyry (U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1973). The granite porphyry has phenocrysts of quartz, plagioclase, and potassic feldspar up to 4 mm across in a groundmass of quartz, potassic feldspar, and plagioclase grains up to 1 mm across (Nelson and others, 1983; unit TKi10).
|Geologic map unit||(-154.242214166494, 60.2893347373884)|
|Mineral deposit model||Porphyry Cu - Au? (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 20c?).|
|Mineral deposit model number||20c?|
|Age of mineralization||Granite is Cretaceous to Tertiary (Nelson and others, 1983; unit TKi10).|
|Alteration of deposit||Unknown|
|Workings or exploration||Unknown|
|Indication of production||None|
|Reserve estimates||No reserves|
|Production notes||No production|
Additional commentsSite is in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.
MacKevett, E.M., Jr., and Holloway, C.D., 1977, Map showing metalliferous mineral deposits in the western part of southern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-169-F, 38 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.
Nelson, W.H., King, H.D., Case, J.E., Tripp, R.B., Crim, W.D., and Cooley, E.F., 1985, Mineral resource map of the Lake Clark quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1114-B, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1973, Alaska 1:250,000-scale quadrangle map overlays showing mineral deposit locations, principal minerals, and number and type of claims: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 20-73, 95 overlays (updated in 1986, 1987).
|Reporters||D.P. Bickerstaff (USGS)|
|Last report date||6/15/1998|