Holmes

Past Producer in Pike county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Mercury

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10040147
MRDS ID M054829
MAS/MILS ID 51090040
Record type Site
Current site name Holmes
Related records 10162405

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Approximate
Geographic coordinates: -93.52306, 34.1894 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 250(meters)
Relative position AB Wilson corrected location. Used coordinates in deleted record 10162405 because they plot in the given PLSS. (Old inaccurate values were 34-11-30, -93-27-29, NAD 27)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Pike

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
006S 024W 26 Arkansas

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Mercury Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Cinnabar Ore

Nearby scientific data

Approximate (1) -93.52306, 34.1894

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Arkansas Quicksilver District

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Ozan Graysonia Lumber Co.
  • Type Operator
    Owner Pike Mining Co.

Production statistics

  • Year 1960
    Period To 1960
    Material HG
    Accuracy Estimate
    Description Cp_Grade: ^1 Lb Ton
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Mercury Mercury 452g/mt

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M054829
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 51090040 =newMRDS 10162405, merged and deleted.

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    CHESTER, J. W., 1965, MERCURY IN ARKANSAS: USBM IC 8252

  • Deposit

    BRANNER, G.C., 1932, CINNABAR IN ARKANSAS: ARK. GEOL. SURV. IC 2, 51 P.

  • Deposit

    BAILEY, E. H., USGS, PERSONAL FILES

  • Production

    USBM DATA

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 1976-09-01 Peterson, Jocelyn A. U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 2012-11-15 Wilson, Anna B U.S. Geological Survey merged and deleted duplicate record 10162405
Reporter 1980-05-20 Rlw U.S. Bureau of Mines MAS 0051090040 = 10162405