Carrollton Lode Claim

Occurrence in Boone county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10080980
MRDS ID W032521
Record type Site
Current site name Carrollton Lode Claim

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -93.18213, 36.33341 (WGS84)
Elevation 290
Relative position ABOUT 2.5 MILES N. NE OF FRANCIS, & 5 MILES SE. OF BURLINGTON
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Boone

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 19N 21W 2 NE4 Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • ON RAPID CREEK, A TRIBUTARY TO BEAR CREEK, IN SWEET HOLLOW, ON EDGE OF ST. JOE MARBLE AND BOONE CHERT PLATEAU ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1969

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Zinc Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Smithsonite Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Alteration

  • (Local) Heavy Weathering

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Dolomite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Ordovician

Nearby scientific data

(1) -93.18213, 36.33341

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Smithsonite-Bearing Bed

Comments on the geologic information

  • MOST ROCK BEDS LIE 58 FEET BELOW THE ST. JOE MARBLE AND BOONE FM.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name N. Arkansas Zinc Region

Land status

Ownership category Private

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface
    Overall length 12.19M
    Overall width 3.05M

Comments on the workings information

  • OPEN CUT, FOLLOWS BEDDING OF DOLOMITES, INTO THE HILL.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W032521

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ANNUAL REPORT OF THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF ARKANSAS, FOR 1892 (PUB. DEC., 1900) VOL. V: THE ZN & PB REGION OF N. ARK, BY STATE GEOLOGIST JOHN C. BRANNER, P. 71....USGS RESTOW LIBRARY, (241) AR5 HARRISON-BERRYVILLE SHEET IN THIS REF

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit IN SOIL & CLAY ARE FOUND LARGE SPONGY MASSES OF SMITHSONITE, OPPOSITE ONE PARTICULAR BED WHICH HAS VISIBLE BOYTROYDAL SMITHSONITE COATINGS ELSEWHERE. ALSO LUMPS OF DEC. SPNAL. FOUND IN SAME.
Deposit LITTLE PRODUCTION LIKELY, POSSIBLY CONTRIBUTED TO A SHIPMENT. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-APR-1982 Wright, Noel J. (Calkins, James A.) U.S. Geological Survey