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Occurrence in Saline county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Nickel

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10067565
MRDS ID W000350
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -92.5835, 34.75012 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Saline

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Nickel Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Pyrite Ore
Pyrrhotite Ore
Soapstone Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Shale
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Ordovician

Nearby scientific data

(1) -92.5835, 34.75012

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: NI OCCURS IN SULFIDES IN TALC-CARBONATE ROCKS, IN IRON AND MANGANESE OXIDES IN WEATHERED SERPENTINE DIKES, AND DISSEMINATED AS SULFIDES IN UNWEATHERED SERPENTINE.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • STUDY NEEDED

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W000350

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    STERLING, P. G., AND STONE, C. G., 1961, ECON. GEOL. VOL. 56, NO. 1, P. 100-110

  • Deposit

    CORNWALL, H. R., 1966, USGS BULL. 1223, P. 39

  • Reserve-Resource

    SEE REFERENCE NO. 1

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit NI VALUES IN THE ENRICHED ROCK RANGE FROM ABOUT 0.5 TO 3.0%. ONE SELECTED SAMPLE OF NICKELIFERUS MANGANESE OXIDE ASSAYED 15.0% NI. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1972 Coury, Anny B. U.S. Geological Survey