USGS OF 65-142

Publication Details

  • Title:

    Geology and ore deposits of the central York Mountains, western Seward Peninsula, Alaska
  • Authors:

    Sainsbury, C.L.
  • Publication Date:

    1965
  • Publisher:

    U.S. Geological Survey
  • Comments:

    Superseded in part by USGS Bulletin 1287 - some details are missing in the bulletin.
  • Ordering Info:

    This publication is out of print. Reproductions may be available. USGS Publications Warehouse
  • Quadrangle(s):

    Teller
  • Keyword(s):

    Geology; Ore Deposit; Seward Peninsula

Bibliographic Reference

Sainsbury, C.L., 1965, Geology and ore deposits of the central York Mountains, western Seward Peninsula, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 65-142, 146 p., 24 sheets.

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    • Table 3 Chemical and normative mineral composition of lamprophyre dikes, granite xenolith, and extrusive flow, Western Seward Peninsula, Alaska (187.0 K)
    • Table 6 X-ray data of minerals reported for the first time from the Lost River area, Alaska (96.0 K)
    • Table 10 Rare element content in weight percent of granite plutons, and their constituent minerals (120.0 K)
    • Table 11 Rare element content in weight percent of dike rocks (67.0 K)
    • Table 12 Rare element content of minerals from contact rocks and ores (43.0 K)
    • Table 13 Rare element content in parts per million of selected stream sediments, western Seward Peninsula (70.0 K)
    • Table 14 Rare element content in parts per million of soil samples, Lost River Valley (102.0 K)
    • Table 15 Change in rare element content in parts per million in ash in bulk tundra clumps with respect to corresponding soil samples, Lost River valley (141.0 K)
    • Table 16 Change in rare element content in parts per million in ash of specific plants separated from bulk tundra clumps, Lost River Valley (228.0 K)
    • Figure 2 Geologic map and structure sections of the central York Mountains (1.0 M)
    • Figure 3 Geologic map of the west end of the York Mountains, Western Seward Peninsula, Alaska (72.0 K)
    • Section A Geologic section along A - A'' (19.0 K)
    • Section B Geologic section along B - B'' (19.0 K)
    • Section C Geologic section along C - C'' (22.0 K)
    • Figure 22 Larsen diagram showing variation in oxides in igneous rocks of the York Mountains, Western Seward Peninsula, Alaska (86.0 K)
    • Figure 28 Compositional trends in the igneous rocks of the York Mountains with sample numbers (61.0 K)
    • Figure 29 Compositional trends in the igneous rocks of the York Mountains (see figure 28 for sample numbers) (52.0 K)
    • Figure 36 Geologic map of the beryllium deposits on Camp Creek, Lost River area, Westsern Seward Peninsula, Alaska (166.0 K)
    • Figure 37 Geologic map of the beryllium deposits on Rapid River, Western Seward Peninsula, Alaska (1.0 M)
    • Figure 38 Geologic map showing the relations between ore and structure, Rapid River (60.0 K)
    • Figure 39 Geologic map of the beryllium and tin deposits in Lost River valley, Western Seward Peninsula, Alaska (192.0 K)
    • Figure 40 Geologic map of the tin and beryllium deposits on Tin Creek, Western Seward Peninsula, Alaska (2.0 M)
    • Sheet 1 Geologic unit explanation (372.0 K)
    • Sheet 2 Geologic unit explanation (521.0 K)

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