|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 the west valley wall of an unnamed north tributary to Canyon Creek. It is at an elevation of about 5,200 feet, about 2,600 feet north-northwest of the center of section 34, T. 6 S., R. 18 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is locality 45 of MacKevett (1976); the location is accurate to within about 1,000 feet.|
Geologic descriptionThis occurrence consists of irregular altered zones in upper Paleozoic volcaniclastic rocks (MacKevett and Smith, 1968; MacKevett, 1976). A sample of the altered rock contained 5.2 parts per million gold.
|Geologic map unit||(-142.166637229366, 61.3117829496882)|
|Age of mineralization||Upper Paleozoic or younger based on the age of the host rocks.|
|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.
|Reporters||Travis L. Hudson (Applied Geology, Inc.)|
|Last report date||1/12/2003|