|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||MH|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-4|
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|Location and accuracy||This occurrence is at an approximate elevation of 2,850 feet on the east side of the Richardson Highway near Phelan Creek. It is in the SE1/4NE1/4 section 5, T. 19 S., R. 11 E., Fairbanks Meridian. This location is accurate within a quarter-mile. The occurrence corresponds to locality S110 in table 2 of Nokelberg and others (1991).|
Geologic descriptionAt this location, quartz veins in joints cut meta-andesite agglomerate of the Slana Spur Formation of Pennsylvanian age (Nokleberg and others, 1991). A composite chip sample of quartz containing chalcopyrite, malachite, and bornite contained 10,000 parts per million (ppm) copper and 20 ppm silver.
|Geologic map unit||(-145.671649853624, 63.2980871052064)|
|Mineral deposit model||Polymetallic veins (Cox and Singer, 1989; model 22c).|
|Mineral deposit model number||22c|
|Age of mineralization||Pennsylvanian or younger.|
|Alteration of deposit||Oxidation of copper minerals.|
|Indication of production||None|
Nokleberg, W.J., Lange, I.M., Roback, R.C., Yeend, Warren, and Silva, S.R., 1991, Map showing locations of metalliferous lode and placer mineral occurrences, mineral deposits, prospects, and mines, Mount Hayes quadrangle, eastern Alaska Range, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1996-C, 42 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
|Reporters||W.T. Ellis (Alaska Earth Science), C.C. Hawley (Hawley Resource Group), and W.J. Nokleberg (USGS)|
|Last report date||8/14/2002|