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Finnbear Occurrence, Bristol Bay District, Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska, USA

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MAS/MILS sequence number 0020930008 (Bureau of Mines, 1995).
Location: Midway between the western end of Long Lake and Chulitna River, in Sec. 3, T. 1 S., R. 34 W., of the Seward Meridian. Accurate within 500 meters.
Geology: Only information is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995) as a lode gold deposit. The geologic map (Nelson and others, 1983) indicates undivided Quaternary deposits in the area of the occurrence. Bedrock is about 2.8 km north and south of the occurrence. To the north, the bedrock consists of Tertiary volcanic rocks (Tv) and Cretaceous to Tertiary medium-grained granite (TKi11). The volcanic rocks include rhyolitic breccia, ash-flow tuff, flows, felsic intrusive rocks, and subordinate mafic to intermediate flows. Potassium-argon ages for Unit Tv range from 56.2 to 62.7 m.y. (Eakins and others, 1978). To the south, the bedrock is Tertiary mafic to intermediate volcanic flows (Nelson and others, 1983; unit Tvf).
Workings: Unknown
Age: Unknown.
Alteration: Unknown
Production: No production
Reserves: No reserves

Commodities (Major) - Au
Development Status: None
Deposit Model: Unknown

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Eakins, G.R., Gilbert W.G., and Buntzen, T.K., 1978, Preliminary bedrock geology and mineral resource potential of west-central Lake Clark quadrangle, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys Open-File Report 118, 15 p., 2 plates, scale 1:25,000. Nelson, W.H., Carlson, C., and Case, J.E., 1983, Geologic map of the Lake Clark quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1114-A, 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000. U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1995, Spatial data extracted from the Minerals Availability System/Minerals Industry Location System (MAS/MILS): U.S. Bureau of Mines Special Publication 12-95, CD-ROM.

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