St Francis Material Co Inc

Unknown in Calhoun county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Sand and Gravel, Construction

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10210722
MAS/MILS ID 0050130098
Record type Site
Current site name St Francis Material Co Inc

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Trench
Geographic coordinates: -92.36826, 33.54234 (WGS84)
Elevation 61
Location accuracy 10(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Calhoun

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 013 S 012 W 32 NWNESW 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

Trench (1) -92.36826, 33.54234

Comments on the geologic information

  • Remnant of ancient stream deposit. Rounded pebbles and sand grains of quartzite, chert, and quartz are intermixed with dirt and clay.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Commodity type Non-metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1890
Mining method Open Pit
Year of first production 1937
Plant subcategory Wash
Milling method Washing

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Lessor
    Owner Elizabeth Holmes
    Home office El Doardo, AR
    Year 1952
  • Type Lessor
    Owner W.H. Williams
    Home office Tinsman, AR
    Year 1952
  • Type Lessor
    Owner C. F. Williams
    Home office Tinsman, AR
    Year 1952
  • Type Lessor
    Owner Homer Williams
    Home office Tinsman, AR
    Year 1952

Comments on the ownership information

  • This property consisted of several lessors with differing amounts of gravel pit acreage. Holmes was the majority lessor.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0050130098

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit


Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 17-NOV-1983 Miller U.S. Bureau of Mines