Unnamed (near Elephants Nose)

Prospect, Probably inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Th; U

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale PE
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-2
Latitude 56.4316
Longitude -132.5117
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy The coordinates are at the approximate location of a single claim staked in 1955 and apparently not active since (U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1980). The claim is near the shoreline northwest of Elephants Nose in section 6, T. 63 S., R. 83 E.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

There is no information on this prospect other than that a claim was staked here for thorium and uranium in 1955 and apparently has not been active since. The rocks in the area are hornfelsed graywacke of the Jurassic and Cretaceous Seymour Canal Formation (Brew, 1997 [OF 97-156-D]; Karl and others, 1999).
Geologic map unit (-132.513391726971, 56.4312540716127)
Age of mineralization Jurassic or younger based on the age of the host rock.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration There is no information on this prospect other than that a claim was staked here for thorium and uranium in 1955 and apparently has not been active since.
Indication of production None

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