Ozan's Sec. 31

Past Producer in Pike county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Mercury

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10098453
MRDS ID M055075
MAS/MILS ID 51090061
Record type Site
Current site name Ozan's Sec. 31
Alternate or previous names Ozan'm Sec. 31, Ozans Sec 31
Related records 10187093

Comments on the site identification

  • Same exact geologic description is used for several of the other records in this general area.

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -93.49583, 34.18139 (WGS84)
Relative position 6 MI NE OF PIKE CITY, ARK.
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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 023W 31 NENESW Arkansas

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Mercury Primary

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

(1) -93.49583, 34.18139

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

  • 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 Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery year 1940
Discoverer Noah Higgens
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Mining district

District name Arkansas Quicksilver District

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner W. E. Boone
    Home office Kirby, Az.
  • Type Owner
    Owner Ozan Lumber Co.

Comments on the production information

  • SEVERAL FLASKS OF HG HAVE BEEN PRODUCED.

Comments on the workings information

  • SEVERAL SMALL PITS HAVE BEEN CUT

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M055075
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 51090061 =newMRDS 10187093, 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 1973-09-01 Bergquist, Joel R. U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 2012-11-15 Wilson, Anna B U.S. Geological Survey merged and deleted duplicate record 10187093
Reporter 1980-07-17 Rlw U.S. Bureau of Mines 0051090061 = 10187093