Unnamed (near Salmon River), Unnamed (near Salmon River) Showing

Showing with commodities rare earth elements, zinc, niobium, titanium, zinc, arsenic, strontium, thorium, yttrium, zirconium

More information at and near this site: REE-AK00167

About this location

Feature ID REE-Mo00618
Other names Salmon River Junction
Geographic coordinates -134.460288, 58.066769
Point definition Lat-long coordinates from source
Reference Wells and others (1986); Page 97
Date: 1986; Scale: Medium (1:24,000-1:250,000)

Geologic information

Commodities rare earth elements; zinc; niobium; titanium; zinc; arsenic; strontium; thorium; yttrium; zirconium
Valuable materials pegamite
Mineralization style veins (1)
Host lithologies granite; migmatite; contact-metamorphic rocks
Reference Wells, D.E., Pittman, T.L., Brew, D.A. and Douglass, S.L., 1986, Map and description of the mineral deposits in the Juneau, Taku River, Atlin, and part of the Skagway quadrangles, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 85-717, 332 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Additional references (1) Berg (1960)

Descriptions from sources


Pegmatite veins containing Y, Zr, Nb, Th and REE's La, Ce, Pr, and Nd associated with granite, migmatite, and contact-metamorphic rocks.

Berg, H.C., 1960, Three areas of possible mineral resource potential in southeastern Alaska: in Geological survey research 1960, Short papers in the geological sciences: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 400-B, p. B38-B39.

Deposit models and geoenvironmental models

Type Model Reference
Deposit model unclassified
Geoenvironmental model unclassified

History of the site

Dates Status Detail Reference
1985 to 1985 Exploration Active claims at this site Wells and others (1985)

Geographic context based on the point coordinates