Albert and Jessie Mines

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10080999
MRDS ID W032544
Record type Site
Current site name Albert and Jessie Mines

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -92.7974, 36.33425 (WGS84)
Elevation 305
Relative position ABOUT 3.6 MILES SE OF MONARCH
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Marion

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 20N 17W 32 SE4 Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • NEAR PILOT ROCK. IN SAME HOLLOW AS DODD CITY, WHICH IS TO THE SE. MAY BE IN AN INTERMITTENT TRIBUTARY TO EAST SUGAR LOAD CREEK ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1969

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Zinc Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Sphalerite Ore

Alteration

  • (Local) Brecciation Present

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -92.7974, 36.33425

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Stratum That Here Is 50 Feet Below The St. Joe Marble, Estimated

Comments on the geologic information

  • PYRITE IS ALSO PRESENT. NOTE: ON MODERN MAP,

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

  • 6 OPENINGS: #1: SHAFT 10 FEET DEEP #2: 5X15 OPEN CUT, 3'DEEP #3: CURBED SHAFT 20' TO WATER, TOTAL DEPTH UNKNOWN. #4: OLD SHAFT NEAR CREEK LEVEL #5: A SHAFT OPENING 10 FT ABOVE CREEK LEVEL #6: SMALL OPEN PIT IN LIMESTONE IN CREEK BOTTOM. #5 3, 4, 5 HAVE DUMPS SHOWING SMALL AMOUNTS OF DISSEMINATED SPHALERITE IN THE CHERTYLS

Comments on development

  • THIS RECORD FROM FIELD NOTES TAKEN BY A.H. PURDUE, 1900

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W032544

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ANNUAL REPORT OF THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF ARKANSAS FOR 1892 (PUB. DEC, 1900), VOL V: THE ZN AND PB REGION OF NORTH ARK., BY STATE GEOLOGIST JOHN C. BRANNER, P. 92-93 USGS RESTON (241) AR5 (AND YELLVILLE MAP IN BACK OF THAT BOOK)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ACTUAL ORE BEARING STRATA PROBABLY CONTINUOUS THROUGHOUT THE FORMATIONS THEY ARE FOUND IN.
Deposit THESE RECORDS PORTRAY SOURCE NOTES ACCURATELY ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Reporter information

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