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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10092575
MRDS ID M055091
Record type Site
Current site name Unnamed

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -93.77778, 34.16028 (WGS84)
Relative position 7 MILES NW OF MURFREESBORO NEAR HUDGINS PROSPECT
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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 9 Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATED AT CENTER OF SECTION

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Mercury Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Cinnabar Ore

Alteration

  • (Local) Argillic Alteration

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Sandstone
    Rock unit name Gap Ridge Sandstone Penn. Sandstone
    Rock description Gap Ridge Sandstone Penn. Sandstone
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pennsylvanian
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pennsylvanian

Nearby scientific data

(1) -93.77778, 34.16028

Geologic structures

Type Description Terms
Local Thrust Faults, Close Folds
Regional Thrust Faults, N-S Tear Faults, And Two Fold Systems ; Reg.Trends: Thrust Faults From S In Late Paleozoic

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Ore Is Located In Fractures In Sandstone

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

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Mining district

District name Arkansas Quicksilver District

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Southern Kraft Corp.

Comments on the production information

  • NO PRODUCTION DATA

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M055091

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Reed and Wells, 1938, USGS BULL. 886-C

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 1973-09-01 Bergquist, Joel R. U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 2012-11-27 Wilson, Anna B U.S. Geological Survey confirmed unnamed is prospect in Bull. 886-C.