|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||SH|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||D-2|
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|Location and accuracy||This occurrence is near the mouth of Stockley Creek, a tributary to upper Dahl Creek. The map site is in section 3, T. 18 N., R. 9 E., of the Kateel River Meridian. Cobb (1972, MF-448), location 2.|
Geologic descriptionThis occurrence consists of nickel in asbestiform minerals in stream float (Anderson, 1945). A specimen of chrysotile and antigorite taken from the mouth of Stockley Creek was submitted to the U.S. Bureau of Mines for analysis. The samples returned good tests for nickel.
|Geologic map unit||(-156.852733461698, 66.9894517795825)|
|Mineral deposit model||Nickel in asbestiform minerals in stream float.|
|Alteration of deposit||Serpentinization.|
|Indication of production||None|
Anderson, Eskil, 1945, Petrographic descriptions of rocks collected during 1944 field investigation in north-west Alaska, and lists of ore and rock samples and placer concentrates collected in northwestern and interior Alaska during 1945 field season: Alaska Territorial Department of Mines Miscellaneous Report 195-28, 76 p.
Berg, H.C., and Cobb, E.H., 1967, Metalliferous lode deposits of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1246, 254 p.
Cobb, E.H., 1972, Metallic mineral resources map of the Shungnak quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-448, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Cobb, E.H., 1975, Summary of references to mineral occurrences (other than mineral fuels and construction materials) in five quadrangles in west central Alaska (Hughes, Kotzebue, Melozitna, Selawik, Shungnak): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 75-627, 58 p.
Fritts, C.E., 1969, Geology and geochemistry in the southeastern part of the Cosmos Hills, Shungnak D-2 quadrangle, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys Geological Report 37, 35 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:48,000.
|Reporters||Anita Williams (Anchorage, AK)|
|Last report date||12/16/1999|