Gypsiferous Deposits on Sheep Mountain Alaska Mineral Resources of Alaska, 1951 : A Study of the Six Largest Deposits of Gypsiferous Rock in the Upper Matanuska Valley. by United States Geological Survey

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SeriesU.S. Geological Survey bulletin -- 989C
ContributionsEckhart, R.
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Gypsiferous Deposits on Sheep Mountain, Alaska: Usgs Bulletin C [Eckhart, R. a.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Gypsiferous Deposits on Sheep Mountain, Alaska: Usgs Bulletin CAuthor: R. Eckhart. Get this from a library. Gypsiferous deposits on Sheep Mountain, Alaska.

[Richard A Eckhart; Geological Survey (U.S.),]. From abstract: Gypsum-bearing rocks crop out in Gypsum and Yellow Jacket Gulches, on Sheep Mountain, which is about 90 miles northeast of Anchorage, Alaska. The gypsiferous rock occurs in deposits of irregular shape in the greenstone. Both the gypsiferous rock and the greenstone are hydrothermal alteration products of the volcanic rocks of Jurassic age which comprise the bulk of the by: 1.

Gypsifemus deposits occur on the south side of Sheep Mountain (see fig. 12), miles northenst of,cl~o1-nge via the Iilen11 Higliway. Sheep Mouitain is a higll east-trending ridge, appi*oximately I0 miles long and 3 miles wid^.

It is borriereil on the west by Caribou Creek. Publication type: Report: Publication Subtype: USGS Numbered Series: Title: Gypsiferous deposits on Sheep Mountain, Alaska: Series title: Open-File Report: Series number. GYPSIFEROUS DEPOSITS ON SHEEP MOUNTAIN, ALASKA calcining plant and two log cabins are located on the alluvial fan between the highway and the mountain.

In T, 50 tons of calcined material were produced from the gypsiferous deposit at the mouth of Gypsum Gulch. In50 tons of clay from a clay deposit at the mouth of Yellow Jacket Gulch were used by a brick plant in.

Figure 2, Preliminary geologic map of area of Gypsum and Yellow Jacket Creeks, Sheep Mountain, Alaska ( K) Figure 3, Geologic map of gypsiferous deposits, Sheep Mountain, Alaska, scale( K) Keywords.

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Eckhart (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The gypsiferous material averages 25 to 30 percent gypsum, with a maximum of 50 percent. The six deposits indicated and inferred reserves contain aboutshort tons of gypsum material, of which about 50 tons of this material had been mined (Eckhart, ).

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Greenstone has been hydrothermally altered and contains at least 6 separate gypsiferous deposits in altered zones along joints and shear zones. Deposits composed of pods and stringers of gypsum, quartz, alunite, kaolin minerals, pyrite and serpentine minerals (Eckhart, ).

(A) Geology of Buldir Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska--(B) Gypsum deposits near Iyoukeen Cove, Chichagof Island, southeastern Alaska--(C) Gypsiferous deposits on Sheep Mountain, Alaska--(D) Geology of the eastern part of the Alaska Range and adjacent area--(E) Geology of the Prince William Sound region, Alaska--(F) Effect of permafrost on.

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Sheep Mountain, Alaska. Greenstone has been hydrothermally altered and contains at least 6 separate gypsiferous deposits in altered zones along joints and shear zones.

Deposits composed of pods and stringers of gypsum, quartz, alunite, kaolin minerals, pyrite and serpentine minerals (Eckhart, ).

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Sheep Mountain is a mile out and back trail located near Healy, Alaska that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips. Length mi Elevation gain 2, ft Route type Out & Back. Hiking Nature trips Walking Views.

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