|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||NB|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-3|
|Nearby scientific data||Find additional scientific data near this location|
|Location and accuracy||This prospect is near elevation 6185, about 3,500 feet northwest of Cooper Pass. The site is about 0.3 mile south of the center of section 29, T. 6 N,. R. 16 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is National Park Service locality WRST-39 (unpublished data) and the coordinates for this prospect were provided by the National Park Service.|
Geologic descriptionA National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this prospect. Lode claims for copper and gold were apparently located in this area about 1970 (U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1994). The prospect appears to be near the contact between Triassic limestone and Nikolai Greenstone (Richter, 1976).
|Geologic map unit||(-142.490029504897, 62.2657276408528)|
|Workings or exploration||Some surface prospecting has occurred in this area.|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsThe prospect is in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Preserve.
Richter, D.H., 1976, Geologic map of the Nabesna quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-932, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1994, Mineral Information Location System Database: U.S Bureau of Mines Alaska Field Operations Center, Anchorage, Alaska.
|Reporters||Travis L. Hudson (Applied Geology)|
|Last report date||11/24/2002|