Ozan's Sec. 5

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10040352
MRDS ID M055074
MAS/MILS ID 51090060
Record type Site
Current site name Ozan's Sec. 5
Alternate or previous names Ozans Sec.5
Related records 10284610

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Approximate
Geographic coordinates: -93.48167, 34.17245 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
Relative position 7 MILES NORTH OF MURFREESBORO
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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 006S;007S 025W;023W 32;05 Arkansas
5th Principal 007S 023W 5 NENWNW Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • SW/4 SW/4 NW/4 NW/4 SEC
  • PLSS coordinates 006S: 007S, and 025W: 023W, and sec.s 32: 05 are widely spaced and not contiguous. MAS gives location only as 007S, 023W, Sec. 5, NENWNW.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Mercury Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Cinnabar Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Sandstone
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pennsylvanian

Nearby scientific data

Approximate (1) -93.48167, 34.17245

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

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Faults In Sandstone And Sharp Folds

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 Surface
Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1941
Discoverer Noah Higgens
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Mining district

District name Arkansas Quicksilver District

Comments on the production information

  • NO PRODUCTION DATA

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface

Comments on the workings information

  • 5 SHALLOW PITS HAVE BEEN CUT

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M055074
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 51090060 =newMRDS 10284610, merged and deleted.

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BAILEY, E.H., USGS, PERSONAL FILES

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 1973-09-01 Bergquist, Joel R. U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 2012-11-15 Wilson, Anna B U.S. Geological Survey merged and deleted duplicate record 10284610
Reporter 1980-05-20 Rlw U.S. Bureau of Mines 0051090060 = 10284610