Fancy Hill

Unknown in Montgomery county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Barium-Barite

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10211276
MAS/MILS ID 0050970021
Record type Site
Current site name Fancy Hill
Alternate or previous names Henderson

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -93.8127, 34.37792 (WGS84)
Elevation 335
Location accuracy 100(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Montgomery

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Barium-Barite Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Barite Unknown
Calcite Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Quartz Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -93.8127, 34.37792

Ore body information

  • Strike N70W
    Dip 85S
    Thickness 6M
    Depth to top 76M
    Width 152M
    Length 2164M
    Area 130HA
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 REPLACEMENT
    Shape of Orebody #1 LENTICULAR
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control LITHOLOGY
    Secondary Ore Control CONTACT ZONE
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. UNKNOWN
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 UNKNOWN
    Strike And Dip N70W
    Minimum Depth to Top 0
    Min. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Total Surface Area (HA) 130
    Date of Last Modification 830224

Comments on the geologic information

  • ORE BODY CONSISTS OF SIX LENTICULAR ORE BODIES ALONG THE STRIKE WITH INTERMITTENT SHALE WASTE.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Commodity type Non-metallic
Significant Yes
Milling method Flotation

Mining district

District name Fancy Hill

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Fee Ownership
Type of mineral rights Federal Lease

Land status

Ownership category Mixed

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Milchem Inc.
    Interest 100
    Home office Texas
    Year 1982

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • OPERATION COMBINED WITH MCNIGHT. NO RECENT PRODUCTION.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface
    Area 32HA
    Field Value
    MAS Development Schedule # 1
    Mining Record # 1
    Status of Mining Method PROPOSED
    Mining Method OPEN PIT
    Percent Waste Rock 90
    Avg. Overburden Thickness 1.5
    Primary Material Cover M-HARD ROCKS
    Hardness of Ore M-HARD ROCKS
    Capacity 1570
    Capacity Units MT ORE/DAY
    Unit Production Cost 14.72
    Units of Production $/MT ORE
    Operating Days per Year 260
    Operating Shifts per Day 3
    Year of Information 1982

Comments on the workings information

  • TOTAL LAND HOLDING IS UNKNOWN; AREA POTENTIALLY DISTURBED = 130 HECTARES.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0050970021

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BROBST, D.A. BARIUM MINERALS. CH. IN INDUSTRIAL MINERALS

  • Deposit

    AND ROCKS. ED. BY STANLEY J. LEFOND. AIME, NEW YORK,

  • Deposit

    4TH ED., 1975, PP. 427-441.

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    JONES, T.A. BARITE DEPOSITS IN THE OUACHITA MOUNTAINS,

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    MONTGOMERY, POLK, AND PIKE COUNTIES, ARKANSAS.

  • Deposit

    BUMINES RI 4348, 1948, 15 PP.

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    MCELWAINE, R.B. EXPLORATION OF THE BARITE DEPOSITS IN

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    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, ARKANSAS. BUMINES RI 3971, 1946,

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    24 PP.

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    SCULL, B.J. ORIGIN AND OCCURRENCE OF BARITE IN ARKANSAS.

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    ARK. GEOL. AND CONSERVATION COMMISSION IC 18,

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    1958, 101 PP.

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    STROUD, R.B., ET AL. MINERAL RESOURCES AND INDUSTRIES OF

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    ARKANSAS. BUMINES BULL. 645, 1969, 418 PP.

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    U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY AND U.S. GEOLOGICAL

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    SURVEY. FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT: FANCY

  • Deposit

    HILL (MILCHEM) BARITE MINE AND PROCESSING PLANT,

  • Deposit

    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, ARKANSAS. JUNE 1980, 319 PP.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 15-JAN-1993 Croyle U.S. Bureau of Mines