Mitchell Property

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10096592
MRDS ID W032553
Record type Site
Current site name Mitchell Property

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -92.63573, 36.34036 (WGS84)
Elevation 229
Location accuracy 100(meters)
Relative position ABOUT 4.5 MILES N. NW OF FLIPPIN, 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 25 SW4 OF SW4 Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • 300 FEET WEST OF FORMER SITE OF DISTRICT SCHOOL HOUSE #13, OPENING 18 FEET ABOVE THE BED OF A STREAM FLOWING INTO JIMMY'S CREEK ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1969

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Zinc Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Smithsonite Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Alteration

  • (Local) Most Sphalerite Crystals Seen Were Encrusted With Smithsonite

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -92.63573, 36.34036

Ore body information

  • General form IRREGULAR

Controls for ore emplacement

  • In Pockets Of Partial Brecciation

Comments on the geologic information

  • LOWEST OPENING IN JIMMY'S CREEK AREA

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 ABOUT 30 FEET LONG

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W032553

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 (AND ON THE YELLVILLE SHEET IN THAT BOOK)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ORE MAY BE MOST PLENTIFUL AT THE MOST BRECCIATED PLACES ; 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