|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||SR|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||B-8|
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|Location and accuracy||The prospect is located near the confluence of Dry Creek and Quartz Creek, which flows into Kenai Lake. It is situated in the NW1/4 section 31, T. 5 N., R. 2 W., of the Seward Meridian. This is location 62 of Tysdal (1978 [MF-880-A]) and location S-239 of Jansons and others (1984). This location is accurate to within a quarter of a mile.|
Geologic descriptionBedrock in this area is undivided sedimentary rock of the Valdez Group of Late Cretaceous age (Nelson and others, 1985). The occurrence was located by Don Brown in 1970. The occurrence is not described in the literature.
|Geologic map unit||(-149.707838437983, 60.4860144555381)|
|Age of mineralization||Cretaceous or younger; the bedrock is part of the Valdez Group of Late Cretaceous age.|
|Workings or exploration||The U.S. Bureau of Mines searched for the occurrence in 1980, but did not find it (Hoekzema and Sherman, 1983). They collected placer samples from Dry Creek but did not report the sample results.|
|Indication of production||None|
Hoekzema, R.P., and Sherman, G.E., 1983, Mineral investigations in the Chugach National Forest, Alaska (Peninsula study area): U.S. Bureau of Mines in-house report; held at U.S. Bureau of Land Management Alaska State Office, Anchorage, 524 p.
Jansons, Uldis, Hoekzema, R.B., Kurtak, J.M., and Fechner, S.A., 1984, Mineral occurrences in the Chugach National Forest, southcentral Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Land Assessment 5-84, 218 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000.
Nelson, S.W., Dumoulin, J. A., and Miller, M.L., 1985, Geologic map of the Chugach National Forest, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1645-B, 16 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
|Reporters||Jeff A. Huber and Carol S. Huber (Anchorage)|
|Last report date||12/10/2001|