|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||ML|
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|Location and accuracy||Outcrop along the Katak Creek about 10 kilometers (6 mi) east-northeast of Mount Chamberlin; accurate to within 760 meters (2,500 ft). Cobb, E.H., 1972, Location 4.|
Geologic descriptionAngular grains 0.1 to 0.8 millimeters across of cassiterite observed in thin section from in the Kekiktuk Conglomerate. Some cassiterite could still be present in contact zones of Romanzov Mountains granite, or in greisens and pyritic zones in the granite.
|Geologic map unit||(-144.712749476622, 69.299731930661)|
|Mineral deposit model||Sn placer|
|Age of mineralization||Placer is Early Mississippian in age and lode from which the placer was likely derived is likely Early Devonian in age.|
|Indication of production||None|
Cobb, E.H., 1972, Metallic mineral resources map of the Mount Michelson quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-462, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Cobb, E.H., 1975, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in northern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 75-628, 106 p.
|Reporters||Powers, M.T. (Huber, D.F.), Schmidt, J.M., Kelley, J.S.|
|Last report date||9/13/1996|