|Current site name||Unnamed (near Desolation Glacier)|
|Geographic coordinates:||-137.57214, 58.77971 (WGS84)|
|Relative position||The occurrence is on the north side of Desolation Glacier about 1.5 miles above its foot and between 3000 and 4000 feet elevation. The location is accurate within about 0.25 mile; it is approximately the same as number 17 of Kimball and others (1978).|
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|Materials||Type of material|
|Host or associated||Host|
|Rock type||Metamorphic Rock > Gneiss|
|Agency||Database name||Acronym||Record ID||Notes|
|USGS||Mineral Resources Data System||MRDS||A013140|
|USGS||Alaska Resource Data File||ARDF||MF015|
Mark-Anthony, Leo, 1977, Maps and notes on investigations in Glacier Bay, 1958-1960. (Unpublished material available at U.S. Bureau of Land Management library, Juneau, Alaska).
Berg, H.C., Jones, D. L., and Richter, D. H., 1972, Gravina-Nutzotin Belt-tectonic significance of an Upper Mesozoic sedimentary and volcanic sequence in southern and southeastern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 800-D, p. D1-D24.
Brew, D.A., Johnson, B.R., Grybeck, D., Griscom, A., Barnes, D.F., Kimball, A.L., Still, J.C., and Rataj, J.L., 1978, Mineral resources of the Glacier Bay National Monument Wilderness Study Area, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-494, 670 p.
Kimball, A.L., Still, J.C., and Rataj, J.L., 1978, Mineral resources, in Brew, D. A., and others, Mineral resources of the Glacier Bay National Monument wilderness study area, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-494, p. C1-C375.
Goldfarb, R J., 1997, Metallogenic evolution of Alaska: Economic Geology Monograph 9, p. 4-34.
|Subject category||Comment text|
|Deposit||Model Name = Mineralized mafic dike probably affiliated with layered gabbro intrusions.|
|Deposit||Other Comments = Small deposit, but worthy of additional followup because of its grade. It was not found by the Bureau of Mines investigators in 1977 (Kimball and others, 1978, p. C124) during stormy weather.? the occurrence is in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.|
|Reporter||06-APR-99||Hawley, C.C.||Hawley Resource Group|