|Current site name||North Currant Creek|
|Geographic coordinates:||-153.93266, 60.31943 (WGS84)|
|Relative position||Locality is about 4 km northeast of the mouth of Currant Creek and includes the unnamed tributaries of Currant Creek. This is locality 26 of Nelson and others (1985) and locality 28 of MacKevett and Holloway (1977). Sec. 26, T. 3 N., R. 27 W., of the Seward Meridian. Accurate to within 1,600 meters, the occurence may extend up to 2.5 km downstream from the plotted point.|
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|Materials||Type of material|
|USGS model code||17|
|Deposit model name||Porphyry Cu|
|Mark3 model number||4|
|Host or associated||Host|
|Rock type||Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic) > Felsic Volcanic Rock > Rhyolite|
|District name||Bristol Bay|
|Agency||Database name||Acronym||Record ID||Notes|
|USGS||Mineral Resources Data System||MRDS||A013017|
|USGS||Alaska Resource Data File||ARDF||LC035|
Resource Associates of Alaska, Inc., 1976, Geology and geochemistry of certain land within the Lake Clark National Park: Contract report for U.S. Bureau of Mines, 109 p.
Cobb, E.H., and Reed, B.L., 1981, Summaries of data on and lists of references to metallic and selected nonmetallic mineral occurrences in the Iliamna, Lake Clark, Lime Hills, and McGrath quadrangles, Alaska - Supplement to Open-File Report 76-485: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 81-1343-A, 25 p.
Cobb, E.H., and Reed, B.L., 1981, Summaries of data on and lists of references to metallic and selected nonmetallic mineral occurrences in the Iliamna, Lake Clark, Lime Hills, and McGrath quadrangles, Alaska - Supplement to Open-File Report 76-485: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 81-1343-B, 20 p.
MacKevett, E.M., Jr., and Holloway, C.D., 1977, Map showing metalliferous mineral deposits in the western part of southern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-169-F, 38 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.
|Subject category||Comment text|
|Deposit||Model Name = Porphyry Cu ? (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 17 ?)|
|Deposit||Other Comments = General area of interest is highly iron-stained with hematite and oxidized pyrite. Site is in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.|
|Reporter||15-JUN-1998||M.L. Miller||U.S. Geological Survey|
|Reporter||15-JUN-1998||D.P. Bickerstaff||U.S. Geological Survey|