|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 on McCallum Creek at an elevation of 3,900 feet. It is in the southwest corner of section 13, T. 19 S., R. 11 E., Fairbanks Meridian. This locality is location 11 of Hanson (1963, plate 5). It corresponds to locality 25a in Cobb (1979 [OFR 79-238]) and locality S121 of table 2 in Nokelberg and others (1991).|
Geologic descriptionThis occurrence consists of chalcopyrite, galena, and pyrite in quartz veins as much as 1 foot thick (Hanson, 1963). The veins occur along a thrust fault in metadacite tuff of the Slana Spur Formation of Pennsylvanian age (Nokleberg and others, 1991).
|Geologic map unit||(-145.568941948118, 63.2613877132398)|
|Mineral deposit model||Polymetallic veins (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 22c).|
|Mineral deposit model number||22c|
|Age of mineralization||Pennsylvanian or younger.|
|Indication of production||None|
Cobb, E.H., 1979, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in the Mount Hayes quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 79-238, 140 p.
Hanson, L.G., 1963, Bedrock geology of the Rainbow Mountain area, Alaska Range, Alaska: Alaska Division of Mines and Minerals Geologic Report 2, 82 p., 2 plates.
MacKevett, E.M., Jr., and Holloway, C.D., 1977, Map showing metalliferous and selected non-metalliferous mineral deposits in the eastern part of southern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-169-A, 99 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.
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||8/9/2002|