Saline County

Prospect in Saline county in Arkansas, United States with commodities Aluminum, Iron, Silica, Titanium, Water, Free

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10211505
MAS/MILS ID 0051250002
Record type Site
Current site name Saline County

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -92.51016, 34.55012 (WGS84)
Elevation 130
Location accuracy 10000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Saline

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 002 S 014 W 16 Arkansas

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Aluminum Tertiary
Iron Tertiary
Silica Tertiary
Titanium Tertiary
Water, Free Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Biotite Unknown
Goethite Unknown
Ilmenite Unknown
Kaolinite Unknown
Siderite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -92.51016, 34.55012

Ore body information

  • Thickness 18M
    Depth to top 15M
    Width 6400M
    Length 9600M
    Area 62000HA
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 SEDIMENTARY
    Shape of Orebody #1 IRREGULAR
    Primary mode of Origin SEDIMENTATION
    Secondary mode of Origin OTHER
    Primary Ore Control BEDDING
    Secondary Ore Control OTHER
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. NONE
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 OTHER
    Minimum Depth to Top 0
    Avg. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 6
    Min. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Total Surface Area (HA) 62000
    Date of Last Modification 800626

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Prospect
Commodity type Both metallic and non-metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1887

Mining district

District name Arkansas Bauxite

Mineral rights holdings

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

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Unknown
    Owner Fee Ownership Private Lease
    Year 1973

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface
    Area 62000HA
    Field Value
    MAS Development Schedule # 1
    Mining Record # 1
    Status of Mining Method PROPOSED
    Mining Method BENCH (BERM)
    Swell Factor .75
    Percent Waste Rock 45.4
    Avg. Overburden Thickness 18
    Primary Material Cover SAND, SILT
    Percentage 100
    Hardness of Ore SAND, GRAVEL
    Avg. Bench Height (meters) 7.6
    Max. Pit Slope (degrees) 45
    Capacity 10908
    Capacity Units MT ORE/DAY
    Preprod. Stripping Vol. 332
    Unit Production Cost 1.08
    Units of Production $/MT ORE
    Operating Days per Year 250
    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 0051250002

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    NUMERICAL INFORMATION FROM HUSTED, BUM CONTRACT S0122100

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit CARDS 102-105 IC8335 FOR AVE. GRADE 42 AL203. 20% MOISTURE ADDED TO GRADE ANALYSES PER INSTRUCTIONS EFOC.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 16-SEP-1996 Fitzpatrick U.S. Bureau of Mines