|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||NB|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-2|
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|Location and accuracy||This prospect is near the mouth of Sheep Creek on the Chisana River. The site is at about the center of the SW1/4 of section 25, T. 6 N., R. 19 E of the Copper River Meridian. This is National Park Service locality WRST-93 (unpublished data) and the coordinates for this prospect were provided by the National Park Service.|
Geologic descriptionAn unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this prospect. The database indicates that a lode mining claim for copper in basalt was located in this area between 1975 and 1981 by the Sheep Creek Mining Company. The bedrock in the surrounding area is part of the Jurassic or Cretaceous, Nutzotin Mountains sequence of marine clastic, sedimentary rocks (Richter, 1976). No other basalt-hosted copper occurrences is known in this sequence.
|Geologic map unit||(-141.81293881707, 62.2667552733326)|
|Workings or exploration||A camp site was located here and refuse remains.|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsThe prospect is in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Preserve.
|Reporters||Travis L. Hudson (Applied Geology)|
|Last report date||11/24/2002|