Otto

Producer in Sevier county in Arkansas, United States with commodities Antimony, Lead, Zinc, Silver, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10009220
MRDS ID D001974
Record type Site
Current site name Otto

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -94.33355, 34.13346 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Sevier

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 007S 031W 20 Arkansas

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Antimony Primary
Lead Primary
Zinc Secondary
Silver Secondary
Gold Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Jamesonite Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Stibnite Ore

Analytical data

Result SB - 21.54%, PB - 9.46%, AG - 1.2 OZ/TON, AU - TRACE

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Shale
    Rock unit name Stanley Shale Form
    Rock description Stanley Shale Form
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Mississippian
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Mississippian

Nearby scientific data

(1) -94.33355, 34.13346

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1877
Discoverer U. S. Antimony Co. Of Philadelphia

Comments on the production information

  • LAST PROD. 1916

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D001974

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    WHITE, D. E., 1962, ANTIMONY IN U.S.: USGS MR - 20

  • Deposit

    HALL, R. B., 1940, STIBNITE DEPOSITS OF SEVIER COUNTY, ARKANSAS: M.S. THESIS, NORTHWESTERN UNIV.

  • Production

    1940, NORTHWESTERN UNIV. M.S. THESIS

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JAN-1976 Miller, M. H. U.S. Geological Survey