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Unnamed Prospect (ARDF - SI134; southwest of Kadashan Bay), Chichagof District, Sitka Borough, Alaska, USA

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Location: This prospect is at an elevation of about 1,000 feet, about 2.4 miles east-southeast of the head of Kadashan Bay in Tenakee Inlet. The prospect is 0.3 mile northeast of the center of sec. 23, T. 48 S., R. 63 E. It is MAS no. 0021140214 (U.S. Bureau of Land Management, 2002). The location is accurate.
Geology: The rocks in the vicinity of this prospect consist of a large Silurian intrusion of biotite syenite and hornblende syenite. The syenite is in contact with Paleozoic hornfels, schist, and amphibolite that probably represent a thermal aureole of the intrusive (Loney and others, 1975). The prospect is at or near the contact. The only information about this prospect is that one or more claims were staked here by Resource Associates of Alaska (U.S. Bureau of Land Management, 2002).
Workings: The only information about this prospect is that one or more claims were staked here by Resource Associates of Alaska.
Age: Paleozoic or younger based on the age of the host rock.
Development Status: None

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References

Loney, R.A., Brew, D.A., Muffler, L.J.P., and Pomeroy, J.S., 1975, Reconnaissance geology of Chichagof, Baranof, and Kruzof Islands, southeastern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 792, 105 p. U.S. Bureau of Land Management, 2002, Alaska mineral locations database report (Sitka quadrangle), July 2, 2002, 205 p. [http://imcg.wr.usgs.gov/dem.html]

 
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