Red Point Land Fe Occurrence

Occurrence in Iron county in Missouri, United States with commodity Iron

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10010167
MRDS ID D003728
Record type Site
Current site name Red Point Land Fe Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -91.13624, 37.63589 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Missouri Iron

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 002W 034N 14,15 Missouri

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Iron Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Quartz Gangue

Nearby scientific data

(1) -91.13624, 37.63589

Ore body information

  • General form BOULDERS
    Depth to top 0M

Comments on the geologic information

  • TALUS FRAGMENTS OF SANDSTONE AND CHERT ARE SCATTERED ON THE SLOPES OF THE RIDGE.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Southeast Missouri

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D003728

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    CRANE, G. W., 1912 , THE IRON ORES OF MISSOURI: MISSOURI BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, 2ND SER., V. 10 , P. 263 .

  • Deposit

    NASON, FRANK L., 1892 , A REPORT ON THE IRON ORES OF MISSOURI: MISSOURI GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, 1ST SER., V. 2 , P. 225 .

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ON THE SLOPE IN TWO OR THREE LOCALITIES, FRAGMENTS AND BOULDERS OF SPECULAR ORE ARE FOUND. THE LARGEST WOULD WEIGH SEVENTY-FIVE OR ONE HUNDRED POUNDS. THE ORE IS HARD AND PORTIONS OF IT CONTAIN GRAINS OF WHITE QUARTZ.
Deposit NO WORK HAS BEEN DONE HERE TO PROVE THE OCCURENCE OR NON-OCCURENCE OF UNDERGROUND ORE. NO BEDDED ROCK IS EXPOSED NEAR THE SURFACE ORE. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUL-1979 Sherwood, Liz U.S. Geological Survey