High Peak Claim

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10096593
MRDS ID W032557
Record type Site
Current site name High Peak Claim

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -92.6835, 36.35841 (WGS84)
Elevation 244
Relative position 7.0 MILES NORTH OF YELLVILLE
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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 33 SE4 OF SW4 Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • ON SOUTH SIDE OF BLUFFY FORK HEADWATERS OF JIMMY'S CREEK. A ROAD FOLLOWS BLUFFY FORK FLOOD PLAIN AND THIS MINE SHOULD BE JUST WEST OF ANOTHER ROAD COMING FROM THE SOUTH, AT A POINT 1/4 MILE SOUTH OF THEIR INTERSECTION ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :1969

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary

Alteration

  • (Local) Rocks Described As Decomposed

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Quartzite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Ordovician
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Sandstone
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Chemical Sediment > Chert

Nearby scientific data

(1) -92.6835, 36.35841

Ore body information

  • General form IRREGULAR

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Pockets Or Cavity Filling

Comments on the geologic information

  • ABSENCE OF ZINC CARBONATE OR SULFIDE IS INTERESTING

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

  • SINCE THIS SITE WAS NOT ACTUALLY VISITED THEY DID NOT PROVIDE A DESCRIPTION OF WORKINGS.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W032557

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

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit GALENA WAS SAID TO OCCUR IN LARGE LUMPS IN THE DECOMPOSED ROCKS, IN ONE CASE A LUMP OF GALENA WAS REPORTED THAT WEIGHED FORTY POUNDS

Reporter information

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