Lenon & Layton Prospect

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10081018
MRDS ID W032572
Record type Site
Current site name Lenon & Layton Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -92.81962, 36.29591 (WGS84)
Elevation 262
Relative position ABOUT 5.5 MILES E. NE. OF ZINC
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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 17W 17 NW4 Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • ON THE EAST BANK OF LITTLE SUGAR ORCHARD CREEK, & IN THE CREEK BED ITSELF ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1969

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Zinc Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
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) -92.81962, 36.29591

Ore body information

  • General form IRREGULAR
    Dip 70 DEGREES N. 40 DEGREES W - LIMESTONES

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

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner Probably Lemon And Layton.

Comments on the workings information

  • ONE SMALL CUT ON THE CREEK, BOTTOM, WAS FILLED WITH STREAM DEPOSITS. "NOT ENOUGH ORE EXPOSED TO SHOW WHETHER IT WAS CONFINED TO ANY ONE BED OF ROCK".

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W032572

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

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SPHALERITE EXPOSED, (WAS) BELOW WATER LEVEL ON THIS STREAM ; 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