Blount

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10040424
MRDS ID M055201
MAS/MILS ID 51090022
Record type Site
Mineralized Area Arkansas Quicksilver District
Current site name Blount
Alternate or previous names Unnamed, Southern Kraft (10040423)
Related records 10235892

Comments on the site identification

  • Corresponds to unnamed in SESW, Sec. 9, T7S, R26W, in Bull. 886-C, p. 86.

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -93.77778, 34.16028 (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 07S 26W 9 SESW Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATED AT CENTER OF SECTION

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Mercury Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -93.77778, 34.16028

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Arkansas Quicksilver District

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Southern Kraft Paper Co.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M055201
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 51090022 =newMRDS 10235892, merged and deleted.
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M055199 =newMRDS 10040423, merged and deleted.

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    CHESTER, 1965, MERCURY IN ARKANSAS, USBM IC 8252. p. 75-86.

  • Deposit

    Reed and Wells, 1938, USGS Bull. 886-C, p. 86

  • Deposit

    USBM UNPUB DATA

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 1974-05-01 Bergquist, Joel R. U.S. Geological Survey also deleted duplicate record 0040423 (was MRDS M055199)
Editor 2012-11-08 Wilson, Anna B U.S. Geological Survey merged and deleted duplicate record 10235892
Reporter 1980-05-20 Rlw U.S. Bureau of Mines MAS 005109022 = 10235892