Eureka Brick Co. Clay Pit

Producer in Johnson county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Clay
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Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10211064
MAS/MILS ID 0050710006
Record type Site
Current site name Eureka Brick Co. Clay Pit

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -93.46627, 35.49992 (WGS84)
Elevation 150
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Johnson

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 009 N 023 W 03 Arkansas
5th Principal 10N 22W 29 NE 1/4 NW 1/4 Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • Brick plant and shale deposit.
  • Clay pits.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Clay Primary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -93.46627, 35.49992

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Producer
Commodity type Non-metallic
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Unknown
    Owner Eureka Brick And Tile Co.
    ID 300138
    Home office Arkansas
    Year 1978

Production statistics

  • Year 1954
    Period 1947-1954
    Material Producing approximately 8-9 million brick or tile per year by strip mining
    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 0050710006
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 0300138

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Bedded deposit of blue-gray clay below a 14-inch coal seam in section 29, T 10 N, R 22 W. Bedded deposit of laminated shale intermixed with clay in Section 11, T 9 N, R 23 W, all within the Spadra formation of Pennsylvanian age.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 11-JAN-1979 Reynolds U.S. Bureau of Mines