Standard Gravel Pit and Plant

Producer in Ouachita county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Sand and Gravel, Construction
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Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10138611
MAS/MILS ID 0051030007
Record type Site
Current site name Standard Gravel Pit and Plant

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Town
Geographic coordinates: -92.83622, 33.6003 (WGS84)
Elevation 75
Location accuracy 100(meters)
Relative position Plotted from Google Earth.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Ouachita

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 013 S 017 W 15, 22 NW 1/4, NE 1/4, NE 1/4 Arkansas


Commodity Importance
Sand and Gravel, Construction Primary

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 144
BC deposit profile B12
Deposit model name Sand and Gravel

Nearby scientific data

Town (1) -92.83622, 33.6003

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Producer
Commodity type Non-metallic
Significant Yes
Mining method Dredging
Plant subcategory Wash
Milling method Washing

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Standard Gravel Co.
    ID 300419
    Home office Arkansas
    Year 1978
  • Type Owner
    Owner H. C Cathey
    Home office Camden, AR
    Year 1953

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0051030007
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 0300419

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Fluvial deposit of sand-gravel in the bed of the Ouachita River. Gravel is continually being washed in to replenish the worked sections of the river bed.
General The examination was made in connection with the mineral resources survey of the Ouachita Sub-basin which is a part of the Arkansas-White-Red (AWR) Basins Mineral Resources Survey.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 12-JUN-80 Miller U.S. Bureau of Mines
Reporter 10-FEB-53 P. W. Negus U.S. Bureau of Mines