Dierks Quartz Area No.4

Past Producer in Garland county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Silica

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10186993
MAS/MILS ID 0050510032
Record type Site
Current site name Dierks Quartz Area No.4
Alternate or previous names Coleman's Mine

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Trench
Geographic coordinates: -93.10268, 34.66152 (WGS84)
Elevation 253
Location accuracy 10(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Garland

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 001 S 020 W 12 W2W2 Arkansas


Commodity Importance
Silica Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • Quartz crystals mined for tourist and specimen trade.

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 40
USGS model code 13g
Deposit model name Quartz veins contained in pegmatites

Nearby scientific data

Trench (1) -93.10268, 34.66152

Ore body information

  • Strike N 75 E
    Dip 45 N
    Depth to bottom 30.48M
    Depth to top 9.14M
    Width 121.92M
    Length 304.8M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Dierks Lumber And Coal Co 1943
    Home office Missouri
    Year 1943
  • Type Operator
    Owner Charles Jackson
    Home office Arkansas
    Year 1952
  • Type Lessee
    Owner Charles Coleman
    Home office Jessieville, AR
    Year 1952

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0050510032

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit


Reporter information

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