O.K. Shaft

Occurrence in Pike county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Mercury

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10040350
MRDS ID M055072
MAS/MILS ID 51090058
Record type Site
Current site name O.K. Shaft
Alternate or previous names Ok Shaft
Related records 10187117

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -93.74139, 34.15167 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Pike

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 007S 026W 11,14 Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATED AT CENTER OF SECTION BOUNDARY

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Mercury Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • NO ORE FOUND

Nearby scientific data

(1) -93.74139, 34.15167

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description Thrust Faults, N-S Tear Faults, And Two Fold Systems ; Reg.Trends: Thrust Faults From S In Late Paleozoic

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: CARBONIFEROUS FORMATIONS DIP S AND ARE DEFORMED BY THRUST FAULTS, TEAR FAULTS, BEDDING PLANE FAULTS, AND FOLDS

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Arkansas Quicksilver District

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner Norton And Wright

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground

Comments on the workings information

  • ONE SHAFT SUNK

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M055072
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 51090058 =newMRDS 10187117, merged and deleted.

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BAILEY, E.H., USGS, PERSONAL FILES

  • Production

    BAILEY, E.H., USGS, PERSONAL FILES

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 1973-10-01 Bergquist, Joel R. U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 2012-11-15 Wilson, Anna B U.S. Geological Survey merged and deleted duplicate record 10187117
Reporter 1980-05-20 Rlw U.S. Bureau of Mines 0051090058 = 10187117