|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||MC|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||C-6|
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|Location and accuracy||This occurrence is on the west valley wall of Kennicott Glacier. It is at an elevation of about 4,300 feet, 1,300 feet north of elevation 5780 and 1,000 feet west-southwest of the center of section 12, T. 3 S., R. 12 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is locality 120 of MacKevett (1976); the location is accurate to within about 500 feet.|
Geologic descriptionThis occurrence consists of a thin, antimony-bearing vein that cuts Triassic Chitistone Limestone (MacKevett, 1972, 1976). A sample of the vein contained 2,000 parts per million antimony.
|Geologic map unit||(-143.160188493349, 61.6189619537262)|
|Mineral deposit model||Antimony vein|
|Age of mineralization||Triassic or younger; the age of the host rock is Late Triassic but this antimony-bearing deposit could be related to Tertiary igneous activity in the region.|
|Workings or exploration||Only limited surface sampling.|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsThe locality is in the Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve.
MacKevett, E.M., Jr., 1972, Geologic map of the McCarthy C-6 quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Quadrangle Map GQ-979, 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360.
|Reporters||Travis L. Hudson (Applied Geology, Inc.)|
|Last report date||1/12/2003|