|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||MC|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||A-2|
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|Location and accuracy||This occurrence is on the south wall of Barnard Glacier near its confluence with an unnamed south tributary. It is at an elevation of about 3,800 feet, 5,400 feet west of peak 5730. The site is near the northwest corner of section 35, T. 8 S., R. 21 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is locality 26 of MacKevett (1976); the location is accurate to within about 1,000 feet.|
Geologic descriptionThis occurrence consists of a pyrite-bearing dike; a sample contained 15 percent iron and 300 parts per million copper (MacKevett, 1976). The dike intrudes Paleozoic metasedimentary rocks (MacKevett, 1978).
|Geologic map unit||(-141.607400641728, 61.1379886813701)|
|Mineral deposit model||Disseminated sulfide minerals|
|Age of mineralization||The mineralized dike intrudes Paleozoic metamorphic 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|