Babe

Occurrence, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities U
Ore minerals radioactive minerals

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale SR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale D-8
Latitude 60.7712
Longitude -149.6792
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Location and accuracy This occurrence is located in section 20, T. 8 N., R. 2 W., of the Seward Meridian. The map site is at an elevation of about 1,250 feet on the south side of Pass Creek, near its confluence with Resurrection Creek. This is location 27 of Tysdal (1978 [MF-880-A]) and location S-287 of Jansons and others (1984). The location is accurate to within one mile.

Geologic setting

Geologic description

This site apparently was staked for radioactive minerals (Hoekzema and Sherman, 1983). No geologic description is available. The country rock in the area is mapped at the Valdez Group of Late Cretaceous age (Nelson and others, 1985).
Geologic map unit (-149.681367398808, 60.7706268970933)
Age of mineralization Cretaceous or younger; the host rock is rocks of the Valdez Group of Late Cretaceous age.

Production and reserves

Workings or exploration No workings or improvements are reported. The U.S. Bureau of Mines did not visit the occurrence (Jansons and other, 1984).
Indication of production None

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