|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 at an elevation of about 5,300 feet, about 8,000 feet from Barnard Glacier and 1,800 feet north-northeast of elevation 6440. The occurrence is about 1,000 feet north-northeast of the center of section 11, T. 9 S., R. 21 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is locality 15 of MacKevett (1976); the location is accurate to within about 1,000 feet.|
Geologic descriptionThis occurrence consists of a sulfide-bearing dike; a sample contained 20 percent iron and 500 parts per million copper (MacKevett, 1976). The dike is near the thrust contact between Triassic Nikolai Greenstone and upper Paleozoic metamorphic rocks (MacKevett, 1978).
|Geologic map unit||(-141.637297797428, 61.104285639198)|
|Mineral deposit model||Disseminated sulfide minerals|
|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|