Christy Deposit.

Prospect in Hot Spring county in Arkansas, United States with commodities Niobium (Columbium), Titanium, Vanadium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10187008
MRDS ID ISM0760
MAS/MILS ID 0050590007
Record type Site
Current site name Christy Deposit.
Alternate or previous names Christy Titanium Deposit., Christy Brookite Deposit.
Related records 10025008

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -92.84597, 34.45572 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Hot Spring

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 003 S 017 W 16 SWS2 Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • DEPOSIT IS 6 MILES EAST OF WILSON PLANT. ORE WILL BE TRUCKED TO MILL. REC-103 CB/NB GRADE NOT KNOWN. LIFE ASSUMD SAME AS WILSON DEPOSITS. REC-130 MINING PROCEDURE ASSUMD SAME AS WILSON DEPOSITS. REC-151 ALL ORE TO BE PROCESSED AT WILSON PLANT. TI(02) & CB/NB WILL NOT BE RECOVERED.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Niobium (Columbium) Tertiary
Titanium Tertiary
Vanadium Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Brookite Unknown
Kaolinite Unknown
Limonite Unknown
Quartz Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -92.84597, 34.45572

Ore body information

  • Thickness 92M
    Depth to top 0M
    Width 229M
    Length 305M
    Area 40HA
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 DISSEMINATED
    Shape of Orebody #1 DOMELIKE
    Type of Orebody #2 OTHER
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Secondary mode of Origin CONT METASOMATIC
    Primary Ore Control IGNEOUS
    Secondary Ore Control CONTACT ZONE
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. MODERATE
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 ADV ARGILLIC
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #2 OTHER
    Minimum Depth to Top 0
    Avg. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Min. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Total Surface Area (HA) 40
    Date of Last Modification 780213

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1890
Year of first production 1976

Mining district

District name Magnet Cove

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Private Lease
Type of mineral rights Minerals Only

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner Union Carbide Corp., Mining And Metals Division
    Home office New York
    Year 1975

Comments on the production information

  • PRODUCTION IS ONGOING

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface
    Area 11HA
    Field Value
    MAS Development Schedule # 1
    Mining Record # 1
    Status of Mining Method PROPOSED
    Mining Method BENCH (BERM)
    Swell Factor .86
    Percent Waste Rock 71.4
    Avg. Overburden Thickness 0
    Hardness of Ore HARDPAN
    Avg. Bench Height (meters) 6
    Max. Pit Slope (degrees) 38
    Capacity 1360
    Capacity Units MT ORE/DAY
    Preprod. Stripping Vol. 0
    Units of Production $/MT ORE
    Operating Days per Year 260
    Operating Shifts per Day 1
    Year of Information 1975

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0050590007
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS ISM0760 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    STEELE,K.F. 1975 UNIV OF ARK GRANT G0155021.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 05-APR-95 Unknown U.S. Bureau of Mines