|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||SP|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-1|
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|Location and accuracy||This site is at an elevation of about 3800 feet on a ridge 1.5 miles SW of the head of Millichetah Creek. It is in the N1/2 of sec. 35, T. 24 N., R. 24 E., of the Kateel River Meridian. Location is accurate to within 1000 ft. The site corresponds to locality 40 of Grybeck and Nelson (1981).|
Geologic descriptionThis occurrence consists of a grab sample of copper-stained, orange-weathering marble (Nelson and Grybeck, 1981). Marble unit is part of the Devonian and Silurian Skajit Limestone (Nelson and Grybeck, 1980). Sample of marble contained 500 ppm As, 15,000 ppm Cu, 5000 ppm Pb, 7000 ppm Sb, and 7000 Zn. No other mineralization observed in the area.
|Geologic map unit||(-153.46878721071, 67.452519406499)|
|Mineral deposit model||Copper-stained limestone|
|Workings or exploration||Brief examination of the area by the USGS in the late 1970s indicated no other mineralization.|
|Indication of production||None|
Additional commentsLocated within Gates of the Arctic National Park.
Grybeck, D.J., and Nelson, S.W., 1981, Mineral deposit map of the Survey Pass quadrangle, Brooks Range, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1176-F, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
|Reporters||S.W. Nelson (Anchorage, Alaska)|
|Last report date||9/21/1999|