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Locality 1, Crosscut Creek, Kulan Camp (Area A; Area 1), Rapid Creek, Dawson mining district, Yukon, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 68° 33' 5'' North , 137° 46' 53'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 68.55147,-137.78160
Köppen climate type:ET : Tundra


The initial discovery locality for Lazulite. Fragments of Lazulite were discovered in the river sand by prospectors prior to the discovery of the phosphate veins.


Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 2043052
Cretaceous shale/sandstone/conglo

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Comments: Norris (1981) - GSC Map 1516A

Lithology: Major:: {shale,sandstone,conglo}

Reference: Yukon Geological Survey. Yukon Bedrock Geology Map. Yukon Government. [24]

Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 643350
Sedimentary; Slope and deep water

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Description: Eastern Alaska, Yukon, Mackenzie region, Mackenzie Plain

Comments: Sedimentary basin; Gordey & Makepeace, 2003

Lithology: Shale, chert, iron-formation, greywacke, turbidite, argillaceous limestone, matrix-supported conglomerate

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 3186055
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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References

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Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G., and Sturman, B.D. (1992) Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47

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