|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||MC|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-4|
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|Location and accuracy||This occurrence is on a ridge south of Twaharpies Glacier. It is at an elevation of about 6,300 feet, 500 feet north-northwest of elevation 6745 in the SW1/4 of section 9, T. 6 S., R. 18 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is locality 48 of MacKevett (1976); the location is accurate to within about 100 feet.|
Geologic descriptionThis occurrence consists of Triassic Nikolai Greenstone that is mineralized adjacent to a 15-meter-wide altered fault zone (MacKevett, and Smith, 1968, 1972; MacKevett, 1976). A sample of the mineralized rock contained 2 parts per million (ppm) silver, 7,000 ppm arsenic, and 15,000 ppm copper.
|Geologic map unit||(-142.208643898392, 61.3616835428477)|
|Mineral deposit model||Vein and coatings|
|Workings or exploration||Limited surface sampling.|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsThe locality is in the Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve.
MacKevett, E.M., Jr., 1976, Mineral deposits and occurrences in the McCarthy quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-773-B, 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000.
MacKevett, E.M., Jr., and Smith, J.G., 1968, Distribution of gold, copper, and some other metals in the McCarthy B-4 and B-5 quadrangles, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 604, 25 p.
|Reporters||Travis L. Hudson (Applied Geology, Inc.)|
|Last report date||1/12/2003|