Bailey Outcrops

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10080990
MRDS ID W032533
Record type Site
Current site name Bailey Outcrops
Related records 10283578

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -93.04462, 36.35008 (WGS84)
Elevation 277
Relative position ABOUT 4.5 MILES NE OF BERGMAN
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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 20N 18W 30 SW4 Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • ORE VISIBLE ALONG SUGAR LOAF CREEK, 170 ACRE AREA IS ZINC BEARING. OUTCROP 1 IS TEN FEET ABOVE THE CREEK, OUTCROP 2 IS 30 FEET ABOVE THE CREEK ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1969

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Zinc Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Smithsonite Ore

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -93.04462, 36.35008

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Horizon Of Single Bed

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOLOGY C/O A.H. PURDUE, OF STATE UNIVERSITY AT FAYETTEVILLE HORIZON IS ABOUT 100' BELOW THE ST. JOE MARBLE.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name North Arkansas Zinc Region

Land status

Ownership category Private

Comments on the workings information

  • NO WORK APPARENT IN 1900

Comments on development

  • NO DEVELOPMENT AS OF 1900

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W032533

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ANNUAL REPORT OF THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF ARKANSAS FOR 1892 (PUB. DEC. 1900), VOL. V, BY JOHN C BRANNER, STATE GEOLOGIST. PAGE 80-81 USGS RESTON LIBRARY (241) AR5 (SEE YELLVILLE SHEET IN THAT BOOK)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit OUTCROP 1 SHOWS SMITHSONITE FOR A HORIZONTAL DISTANCE OF ABOUT SIXTY FEET IN A FIVE FOOT TALL BED; OUTCROP 2, SAME BUT 20' HIGHER, TRACEABLE FOR 225'
Deposit SOUNDS LIKE A POTENTIAL PRODUCER. NO BRECCIATION MENTIONED ; 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