|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||SH|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-1|
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|Location and accuracy||This occurrence is at an elevation of 1,600 feet in the Zane Hills about 4 miles southeast of Zane Pass. The map site is in the S1/2 section 7, T. 12 N., R. 12 E., of the Kateel River Meridian. Cobb (1972, MF-448), locations 5-7 and Miller and Ferrians (1968), figure 3.|
Geologic descriptionThis occurrence consists of pyrite- and chalcopyrite-bearing quartz veins as much as 3 feet thick (Miller and Ferrians, 1968). The veins cut Jurassic-Cretaceous meta-andesite north of the contact with the Cretaceous Zane Hills pluton. Grab samples contained 0.5% Cu and 0.6 ppm Au.
|Geologic map unit||(-156.390671092043, 66.4424365642317)|
|Mineral deposit model||Polymetallic veins (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 22c).|
|Mineral deposit model number||22c|
|Age of mineralization||Jurassic-Cretaceous or younger.|
|Indication of production||None|
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.
|Reporters||Anita Williams (Anchorage, AK)|
|Last report date||12/16/1999|