East Star Claim

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10081011
MRDS ID W032561
Record type Site
Current site name East Star Claim

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -92.69739, 36.30841 (WGS84)
Elevation 290
Relative position 3.5 MILES N.NW OF FLIPPIN
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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 19N 16W 8 NW4 Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • BETWEEN BEGINNING OF DRY MUSIC CREEK AND THAT OF LITTLE MUSIC CREEK, AND 150 FEET BELOW THE SUMMIT OF THE HILL IT IS ON. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1969

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Zinc Primary

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -92.69739, 36.30841

Ore body information

  • General form IRREGULAR

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Probably Weakened Or Brecciated Zones

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

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface/Underground
    Overall depth 5.64M

Comments on the workings information

  • AN OPEN CUT 30X12 FEET BY 6 FEET HIGH ON THE FACE, AND A SHAFT SUNK AT THE END OF THE CUT. WHEN EXAMINED ON JANUARY 7, 1892, THERE WAS NOT MUCH ORE TO BE SEEN.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W032561

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. 106 USGS RESTON (241) AR5; (LOCAL GEOLOGY PICTURED ON YELLVILLE SHEET IN THAT BOOK)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit NOT LIKELY TO CAUSE ANY EXCITEMENT

Reporter information

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