Lost Bell Claim

Occurrence in Marion county in Arkansas, United States with commodities Zinc, Lead

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10081006
MRDS ID W032554
Record type Site
Current site name Lost Bell Claim
Related records 10162880

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -92.65295, 36.33397 (WGS84)
Elevation 268
Location accuracy 100(meters)
Relative position ABOUT 4.9 MILES NW OF FLIPPIN, ARK., Small Scale Map Elev. Is A Rough Estimate, Small Scale Map Elev. Is A Rough Estimate, Small Scale Map Elev. Is A Rough Estimate, Small Scale Map Elev. Is A Rough Estimate
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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 16W 35 NW OF NW4 Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • NEAR JIMMY'S CREEK, MUST BE CLOSE TO OLD ROAD NEAR SITE OF STONE, ARK. IS 75 FEET ABOVE THE WORKINGS FOR THE CINCINNATI ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1969

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Zinc Primary
Lead Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Smithsonite Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -92.65295, 36.33397

Ore body information

  • General form IRREGULAR WITHIN BRECCIATED LIMESTONES, AND IN SHALE

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

  • AN OPEN CUT 50 FEET BY 25 BY 5 DEEP IN A GREENISH SHALE LIKE ROCK OVERLYING DOLOMITE

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W032554

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. 99 USGS RESTON (241) AR5 (SEE YELLVILLE SHEET IN THAT BOOK

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit NOTE THAT THIS DEPOSIT IS 75 FEET HIGHER THAN THE CINCINNATI IN THE SAME ROCKS
Deposit SOME OF THE SMITHSONITE PRESENT OCCURS IN THE FORM OF REDDISH BROWN MASSES OF VERY SMALL SEPERATE CRYSTALS THAT LOOK LIKE MASSES OF MUSTARD SEED STUCK TOGETHER. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-82 Wright, Noel J. (Calkins, James A.) U.S. Geological Survey