Gregory Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10096591
MRDS ID W032550
Record type Site
Current site name Gregory Mine

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -92.61961, 36.34452 (WGS84)
Elevation 244
Relative position ABOUT 1 MILE N.NW OF FAIRVIEW AND 1/4 MILE WEST OF HIGHWAY 178
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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 15W 30 SW4 Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • ADJACENT OR CLOSE TO THE MITCHELL MINE, IN ONE OF TWO GULCHES IN THAT SECTION FRACTION ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1969

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Zinc Primary

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) -92.61961, 36.34452

Ore body information

  • General form IRREGULAR

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Breccia Zone Carries Most Ore

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 4.57M

Comments on the workings information

  • AN OPENING 20'X20'X7 DEEP AT BACK, AND SHAFT 60 FEET UP FACE OF HILL FROM OPEN CUT. IN OPEN CUT ORE IS SPHALERITE IN FISSURES OR BRECCIATED LIMESTONE; IN SHAFT SMITHSONITE OCCURS AT THE TOP AND SPHALERITE AT THE BOTTOM. ABOUT 20 TONS OF ORE BEARING ROCK ON THE DUMP.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W032550

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. 97 USGS RESTON (241) AR5 (AND THE YELLVILLE SHEET IN THAT BOOK.)

Reporter information

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