Rosin Jack

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10081022
MRDS ID W032577
Record type Site
Current site name Rosin Jack

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -92.92518, 36.30008 (WGS84)
Elevation 305
Relative position 1/2 MILE NW OF ZINC
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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 19N 18W 16 NW4 Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • IN (SAW) MILL HOLLOW, ON MILL BRANCH OF SUGAR ORCHARD CREEK, NEAR MR. ALMY'S HOUSE ; 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
    Rock unit name Calciferous Series
    Rock description Calciferous Series
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Ordovician
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Ordovician

Nearby scientific data

(1) -92.92518, 36.30008

Ore body information

  • General form IRREGULAR

Comments on the geologic information

  • THE SACCHAROIDAL SANDSTONE HERE RESTS UPON A COMPACT BLUE LIMESTONE THAT CLOSELY RESEMBLES THE IZARD LIMESTONE IN IZARD AND INDEPENDENCE COUNTIES.

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 WORKINGS DESCRIBED

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W032577

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

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit DESCRIBED AS ONE OF THE MOST INTERESTING PROSPECTS IN THE SUGAR ORCHARD DISTRICTS. ; 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