Arkansas Limestone Co.

Unknown in Izard county in Arkansas, United States with commodities Stone, Limestone, Dimension, Aluminum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10163171
MAS/MILS ID 0050650046
Record type Site
Mineralized Area Fernvale and Kimmswick formations of Ordovician age
Current site name Arkansas Limestone Co.
Alternate or previous names Meyersville Operations

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Trench
Geographic coordinates: -91.86955, 35.90649 (WGS84)
Elevation 130
Location accuracy 10(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Izard

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 014 N 008 W 05 NENESW Arkansas


Commodity Importance
Stone Tertiary
Limestone, Dimension Primary
Aluminum Secondary

Nearby scientific data

Trench (1) -91.86955, 35.90649

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Commodity type Non-metallic
Significant Yes
Mining method Quarry

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Reynolds Metal Co
    Home office Arkansas
    Year 1954

Production statistics

  • Year 1954
    Period 1947-1954
    Material Core drilling has indicated a reserve of ~75 million tons of high-calcium limestone.
    Accuracy Estimate
    Best? Y

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0050650046

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    USGS 7.5 QUAD

  • Deposit


General comments

Subject category Comment text
General Examination made in conncection with the Arkansas-White-Red River Basins Mineral Industry Survey.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 17-NOV-83 Long U.S. Bureau of Mines