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Gough, L.P., Crock, J.G., Wang, B., Day, W.C., Eberl, D.D., Sanzolone, R.F., and Lamothe, P.J., 2008, Substrate geochemistry and soil development in boreal forest and tundra ecosystems in two regions of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report SIR 2008-5010. http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2008/5010/ .

Balistrieri, L.S., Foster, A.L., Gough, L.P., Gray, Floyd, Rytuba, J.J., and Stillings, L.L., 2007, Understanding metal pathways in mineralized ecosystems: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1317, 12 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2007/1317/.

Crock, J.G., Briggs, P.H., Gough, L.P., Wanty, R.B., and Brown, Z.A., 2007, Regional geochemical results from the reanalysis of NURE stream sediment samples--Eagle 3o quadrangle, east-central Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 07-1075. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1075/.

Crock, J.G., Seal, R.R., Gough, L.P., and Weber-Scannell, P., 2003, Results of elemental and stable isotopic measurements, and dietary composition of Arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) collected in 2,000 and 2,001 from the Fortymile River watershed, Alaska: USGS Open-File Rept. 03-057, 28 p. (http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/ofr-03-057/).

Day, W.C., Aleinikoff, J.N., Roberts, P., Smith, M., Gamble, B.M., Henning, M.W., Gough, L.P., and Morath, L.C., 2003, Geologic map of the Big Delta B-2 Quadrangle, east-central Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series I-2788 (map + text)(http://pubs.usgs.gov/imap/i-2788/).

Day, W.C., and O’Neill, J.M., 2008, Geologic field notes, geochemical analyses, and field photographs of outcrops and rock samples from the Big Delta B-1 quadrangle, east-central Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1115, 14 p. (http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1115/ ).

Day, W.C., O'Neill, J.M., Aleinikoff, J.N., Green, G.N., Saltus, R.W., and Gough, L.P., 2007, Geologic map of the Big Delta B-1 Quadrangle, east-central Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2975 (map + text) (http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/2007/2975/).

Dusel-Bacon, Cynthia, and Harris, A.G., 2003, New occurrences of late Paleozoic and Triassic fossils from the Seventymile and Yukon-Tanana terranes, east-central Alaska, with comments on previously published occurrences in the same area, in Galloway, J.P., ed., Studies in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey during 2001: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1678 (http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/prof-paper/pp1678/), p. 5-30.

Dusel-Bacon, Cynthia, Hopkins, M.J., Mortensen, J.K., Dashevsky, S.S., Bressler, J.R., and Day, W.C., 2006, Paleozoic tectonic and metallogenic evolution of the pericratonic rocks of east-central Alaska and adjacent Yukon Territory, in Colpron, M., and Nelson, J.L., eds., Paleozoic Evolution and Metallogeny of Pericratonic Terranes at the Ancient Pacific Margin of North America, Canadian and Alaskan Cordillera: Geological Association of Canada, Special Paper 45, p. 25-74.

Dusel-Bacon, Cynthia, Mortensen, J.K., and Fredericksen, R., 2003, Cretaceous epigenetic base-metal mineralization at the Lead Creek prospect, eastern Yukon-Tanana Upland, Alaska: Constraints from lead isotopic data from sulfides and zircons, in Galloway, J.P., ed., Studies in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey during 2001: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1678 (http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/prof-paper/pp1678/), p. 31-40.

Dusel-Bacon, Cynthia, Slack, J.F., Belkin, H.E., 2007, The magmatic to hydrothermal transition in peralkaline-hosted VMS systems: An example from the Bonnifield district, east-central Alaska, USA: 9th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits (in press).

Dusel-Bacon, Cynthia, Wooden, J.L., and Hopkins, M.J., 2004, U-Pb zircon and geochemical evidence for bimodal mid-Paleozoic magmatism and syngenetic base-metal mineralization in the Yukon-Tanana terrane, Alaska: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 116, p. 989-1015.

Dusel-Bacon, Cynthia, Wooden, J.L., and, Layer, P.W., 2003, A Cretaceous SHRIMP U-Pb zircon age for the West Point orthogneiss: Evidence for another gneiss dome in in the Yukon-Tanana Upland, in Galloway, J.P., ed., Studies in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey during 2001: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1678 (http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/prof-paper/pp1678/), p. 41-60.

Eppinger, R.G., Briggs, P.H., and Dusel-Bacon, Cynthia, 2004, Environmental Geochemistry of an Undisturbed Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Deposit, Red Mountain, Bonnifield mining district, east-central Alaska, in Wanty, R.B., and Seal, R.R. II (eds.) Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Water-Rock Interaction [extended abst.], London, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 1483-1487.

Eppinger, R.G., Briggs, P.H., Dusel-Bacon, Cynthia, Giles, S.A., Gough, L.P., Hammarstrom, J.M., and Hubbard, B.E., 2007, Environmental geochemical study of Red Mountain, an unmined volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit in the Bonnifield district, Alaska Range, east-central Alaska: Geochemistry: Explor., Enviro., Anal., v. 7, p. 207-223.

Giles, S.A., Eppinger, R.G., Granitto, M., Zelenak, P.P., Adams, M.G., Anthony, M.W., Briggs, P.H., Gough, L.P., Hageman, P.L., Hammarstrom J.M., Horton, J.D., Sutley, S.J., Theodorakos, P.M., and Wolf, R.E., 2007, Geochemical data for stream-sediment, surface-water, rock, and vegetation samples from Red Mountain (Dry Creek), an unmined volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit in the Bonnifield district, Alaska Range, east-central Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series DS-204. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ds/ds204

Goldfarb, R.J., Ayuso, R., Miller, M.L., Ebert, S., Marsh, E.E., Petsel, S.A., Miller, L.D., Bradley, D., Johnson, C., and McClelland, W., 2004, The Late Cretaceous Donlin Creek gold deposit, southwestern Alaska--geological and geochemical controls on epizonal ore formation: Economic Geology, v. 99, p. 643-672.

Goldfarb, R.J., Baker, T., Dube, B., Groves, D.I., Hart, C.J.R., and Gosselin, P., 2005, Distribution, character and genesis of gold deposits in metamorphic terranes: 100th Anniversary Volume of Economic Geology, p. 407-450.

Gough, L.P., ed., 2004, Selected geochemical and biogeochemical studies of the Fortymile River watershed, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1685 (http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/pp/pp1685), 54 pp.

Gough, L.P., Day, W.C., Crock, J.G., Gamble, B.M., Henning, M.W., Ager, C.M., Meier, A.L., Briggs, P.H., Brown, Z.A., and Adams, M., 2005, Regional geochemical results from the analyses of rock, soil, and vegetation samples--Big Delta B-2 Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1431, 8 p., 4 figs., 12 tables (http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1431/).

Gough, L.P., Crock, J.G., Seal, R.R., II, Wang, B., and Weber-Scannell, P., 2004, Biogeochemistry, stable isotopic composition, and feeding habits of Arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) in the lower Fortymile River, eastern Alaska, in Gough, L.P., Selected geochemical and biogeochemical studies of the Fortymile River watershed, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1685 (http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/pp/pp1685) , p. 21-43.

Gough, L.P., and Day, W.C., 2007, Tintina Gold Province Study, Alaska and Yukon Territory, 2002-2007 -- Understanding the Origin, Emplacement, and Environmental Signature of Mineral Resources: US Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2007-3061, Oct. 2007, 4 pages. Online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2007/3061/ .

Gough, L.P., Eppinger, R.G., Briggs, P.H., Giles, S., 2006, Biogeochemical characterization of an undisturbed highly acidic, metal-rich bryophyte habitat, east-central Alaska: Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, v. 38, p. 522-529.

Gough, L.P., Lamothe, P.J., Sanzolone, R.F., Crock, J.G., and Foster, A.L., 2007, Cadmium mobility and bioaccumulation by willow: U.S. National Park Service, Alaska Park Science Journal, v. 6, no. 2, p. 49-53. See also USGS web page http://minerals.usgs.gov/west/projects/pathdel.htm#cadmium .

Gough, L.P., Wang, B., Smith, D.B., and Gustavsson, N., 2005, Geochemical landscapes of Alaska--new map presentations and interpretations for 23 elements in surficial materials: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1716 (http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/2005/1716/), 36 pp.

Groves, D.I., Goldfarb, R.J., Robert, F., and Hart, C., 2003, Gold deposits in metamorphic belts: Current understanding, outstanding problems, future research and exploration significance: Economic Geology, v. 98, p. 1-30.

Hart, C., and Goldfarb, R.J., 2005, Distinguishing intrusion-related from orogenic gold systems: 2005 New Zealand Minerals Conference: Realising New Zealand’s Mineral Potential, Proceedings, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, p. 125-133.

Hart, C.J.R., Goldfarb, R.J., Lewis, L.L., and Mair, J.L., 2004, The northern Cordilleran mid-Cretaceous Plutonic province--Ilmenite/magnetite series granitoids and intrusion-related mineralization: Resource Geology, v. 54, p. 253-280.

Hart, C.J.R., Mair, J.L., Goldfarb, R.J., and Groves, D.I., 2004, Source and redox controls of intrusion-related ore systems, Tombstone-Tungsten belt, Yukon Territory, Canada: In: Fifth Hutton Symposium Volume on the Origin of Granites and Related Rocks, Ishiahara, S., Stephens, W.E., Harley, S.L., Arima, M., and Nakajima, T. (eds.), Geological Society of America Special Paper 389, p. 339-356.

Hart, C.J.R., Mair, J.L., Groves, D.I. and Goldfarb, R.J., 2003, The influence of source variations on redox state and metallogeny of a cross-orogen plutonic province, Yukon, Canada. The Origin of Granites and Related Rocks, Hutton Symposium V, Geological Survey of Japan, Interim-Report 29, 42 pp.

Hart, C.J.R., Villeneuve, M.E., Mair, J.L., Goldfarb, R.J., Selby, D., Creaser, R.A., and Wijns, C., 2004, The duration of magmatic-hydrothermal ore systems—Comparative U-Pb SHRIMP & TIMS, Re-Os & Ar-Ar geochronology of mineralizing plutons in Yukon and Alaska: Society of Economic Geologists, SEG 2004--Predictive Mineral Discovery Under Cover, University of Western Australia Pub. 33, p. 347-349.

Hubbard, B.E.., Rowan, L.C., Dusel-Bacon, C., and Eppinger, R.G., 2007, Geologic Mapping and Mineral Resource Assessment of the Healy and Talkeetna Mountains Quadrangles, Alaska Using Minimal Cloud- and Snow-Cover ASTER Data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1046, 18 p. (http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1046/)

Jia, Y., Kerrich, R., and Goldfarb, R., 2003, Origin of the ore-forming fluid for orogenic gold quartz vein systems in the western North American Cordillera: Constraints from d15N, dD, d18O, and Se/S studies: Economic Geology, v. 98, p. 109-124.

Kelley, K.D., and others, 2007, Regional fluid flow and basin modeling in northern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1319, 45 p.

Macalady, D.L., Ritter, K., Redman, A.D., and Skold, M., 2004, Comparative characteristics of natural organic matter in the Fortymile River, Alaska, in Gough, L.P., Selected geochemical and biogeochemical studies of the Fortymile River watershed, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1685 (http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/pp/pp1685), p. 45-54.

Mair, J.L., Farmer, G.L., Groves, D.I., Hart, C.J.R., and Goldfarb, R.J., 2005, The interplay between mantle- and crustal-derived magmas in the genesis of the Scheelite Dome intrusive complex, Tombstone-Tungsten magmatic belt, Yukon: Journal of Petrology (in press).

Mair, J.L., Goldfarb, R.J., Johnson, C.A., Hart, C.J.R., and Marsh, E.E., 2006, Geochemical constraints on the genesis of the Scheelite Dome intrusion-related gold deposit, Tombstone Gold Belt, Yukon, Canada: Economic Geology, v. 101, p. 523-553.

Marsh, E., Goldfarb, R., Hart, C., and Johnson, C.J., 2003, Geology and geochemistry of the Clear Creek intrusion-related gold occurrences, Tintina gold belt, Yukon, Canada: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 40, p. 681-699.

Mortensen, J.K., Dusel-Bacon, C., Hunt, J., Gabites, J., 2006, Lead isotopic constraints on the metallogeny of middle and late Paleozoic syngenetic base metal occurrences in the Yukon-Tanana and Slide Mountain/Seventymile Terranes and adjacent portions of the North American miogeocline, in Colpron, M., Nelson, J.L. and Thompson, R.I., eds., Paleozoic Evolution and Metallogeny of Pericratonic Terranes at the Ancient Pacific Margin of North America, Canadian and Alaskan Cordillera: Geological Association of Canada, Special Paper 45, p. 261-280.

Mueller, S.H., Goldfarb, R.J., Hart, C.J.R., Mair, J.L., Marsh, E.E., and Rombach, C.R., 2004, The Tintina gold province, Alaska and Yukon-New world-class gold resources and their sustainable development: PACRIM 2004, Proceedings, p. 189-198.

Mueller, S.H., Goldfarb, R.J., Miller, M.L., Munk, L.A., Sanzolone, R., Lamothe, P.J., Adams, M., Briggs, P.H., McClesky, R.B., and Theodorakos, P.M., 2003, Surface and Ground Water Geochemistry Near the Donlin Creek Gold Deposit, Southwestern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-492, 35 p.

Mueller, S.H., Hart, C.J.R., Goldfarb, R.J., Munk, L.A., and Diment, R., 2004, Post-mining hydrogeochemical conditions, Brewery Creek Gold Deposit, central Yukon. In: Yukon Exploration and Geology 2003, D.S. Emond and L.L. Lewis (eds), Yukon Exploration and Geology-2003, Yukon Geological Survey, p. 271-280.

Nelson, J.L., Colpron, M., Piercey, S.J., Dusel-Bacon, C., Murphy, D.C. and Roots, C.F., 2006, Paleozoic tectonic and metallogenetic evolution of pericratonic terranes in Yukon, northern British Columbia and eastern Alaska, in Colpron, M., Nelson, J.L. and Thompson, R.I., eds., Paleozoic Evolution and Metallogeny of Pericratonic Terranes at the Ancient Pacific Margin of North America, Canadian and Alaskan Cordillera: Geological Association of Canada, Special Paper 45, p. 323-360.

Oliver, D.H., and Dusel-Bacon, C., 2003, Kinematic analysis from tectonites in the northern Big Delta quadrangle, east-central Alaska, in Gallaway, J.P., ed., Studies in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey during 2001: USGS Professional Paper 1678 (http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/prof-paper/pp1678/), p. 61-70.

Piercey, S.J., Nelson, J.L., Colpron, Maurice, Dusel-Bacon, Cynthia, Simard, R-L., and Roots, C.F., 2006, Paleozoic magmatism and crustal recycling along the ancient Pacific margin of North America: Geochemical constraints from Yukon-Tanana and related terranes in northern British Columbia, Yukon, and eastern Alaska, in Colpron, M., and Nelson, J.L., eds., Paleozoic Evolution and Metallogeny of Pericratonic Terranes at the Ancient Pacific Margin of North America, Canadian and Alaskan Cordillera: Geological Association of Canada, Special Paper 45, p. 281-322.

Saltus, R.W., and Day, W.C., 2006, Gravity and aeromagnetic gradients within the Yukon-Tanana upland, Black Mountain tectonic zone, Big Delta quadrangle, east-central Alaska: USGS Open-file report 2006-1391 (http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1391/).

Verplanck, P.L., Mueller, S.H., Youcha, E.K., Goldfarb, R.J., Sanzolone, R.F., McCleskey, R.B., Briggs, P.H., Roller, M., Adams, M., and Nordstrom, D.K., 2003, Chemical analyses of ground and surface waters, Ester Dome, central Alaska, 2000-2001: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2003-244, 40 p. (http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/ofr-03-244/) .

Wang, B., Gough, L., Wanty, R., Crock, J., Day, W., and Vohden, J., 2007, Landscape geochemistry near mineralized areas of eastern Alaska with a focus on As and Sb: Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Water-Rock Interaction [extended abst.], London, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 127-132.

Wang, B., Gough, L.P., Wanty, R.B., Lee, G.K., Vohden, James, O'Neill, J.M., and Kerin, L.J., in press, Regional geochemical results from the analyses of water, stream sediment, rock, and vegetation samples--Tangle Lakes District, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 08-128.

Wang, B., Gough, L.P., Wanty, R., Vohden, J., Crock, J., and Day, W., 2006, Water and sediment chemical data and data summary of samples collected in 1999 and 2001 in the Goodpaster River Basin, Big Delta B-2 Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report (http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1131/).

Wang, B., Wanty, R.B., and Vohden, J., 2004, Geochemical processes and geologic framework influencing surface-water and sediment chemistry in the Fortymile River watershed, east-central Alaska, in Gough, L.P., Selected geochemical and biogeochemical studies of the Fortymile River watershed, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1685 (http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/pp/pp1685), p. 3-19.

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