Unnamed Prospect (ARDF - AR042), Kiana District, Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska, USA
Area contains several Cu-Pb showings associated with contact zone of granitic intrusive.
Location: Location east of Ulaneak Creek and west of Shishakshinovik Pass in T. 24 N., R. 11 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 47 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978). Location accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).
Geology: Numerous small quartz veins and veinlets carrying chalcopyrite and galena, in quartzose rocks in contact aureole of granitic intrusive.
Workings: Claims staked in 1974.
Commodities (Major) - Cu, Pb; (Minor) - Au
Development Status: No
Deposit Model: Skarn
ReferencesMayfield, C.F., and Grybeck, D., 1978, Mineral occurrences and resource map of the Ambler River quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-120-I, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000. U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1973, Alaska 1:250,000-scale quadrangle map overlays showing mineral deposit locations, principal minerals, and number and type of claims: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 20-73, 95 overlays (updated in 1986, 1987).
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2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.
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Locality Updated: Forsythe Mine, Cooksville, Howard Co., Maryland, USAFrom Bill Cordua, 9th Dec 2013 04:44:50