Unnamed (east side of lower Nabesna Glacier)

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Zn

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale NB
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale A-4
Latitude 62.0958
Longitude -142.8329
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is on the lower, west flank of the large ridge east of lower Nabesna Glacier. It is at an elevation of about 3,700 feet, 1,000 feet east of the glacier, and 1 mile southwest of peak 5901. The site is in the SW1/4 of section 27, T. 4 N., R. 14 E. of the Copper River Meridian. This is National Park Service locality WRST-51 (unpublished data) and the coordinates for this occurrence were provided by the National Park Service.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

An unpublished National Park Service map and accompanying database identify this locality as a copper and zinc occurrence. The bedrock in this area is dominantly Permian to Triassic argillite (Richter, 1973).
Geologic map unit (-142.835024755232, 62.0954022938906)

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

The occurrence is in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Preserve.


Reporters Travis L. Hudson (Applied Geology)
Last report date 11/24/2002