Cason Mine

Past Producer in Independence county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Manganese
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Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10235175
MAS/MILS ID 0050630019
Record type Site
Current site name Cason Mine

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -91.82794, 35.8137 (WGS84)
Elevation 152
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Independence

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 014 N 006 W 34 S2SW Arkansas


Commodity Importance
Manganese Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -91.82794, 35.8137

Ore body information

  • Area 10HA
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 STOCKWORK
    Shape of Orebody #1 UNKNOWN
    Type of Orebody #2 PLACER
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Secondary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Primary Ore Control FRACTURING
    Secondary Ore Control OTHER
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. UNKNOWN
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 ADV ARGILLIC
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #2 CARBONATE SILIC
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #3 INTERM ARGILLIC
    Total Surface Area (HA) 10
    Date of Last Modification 780213

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1928

Mining district

District name Batesville

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Unknown

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner K. P Gregory
    Home office Arkansas
    Year 1973
  • Type Operator
    Owner Keystone Iron And Manganese Co
    Home office Arkansas
    Year 1973

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0050630019

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 13-FEB-1978 Unknown U.S. Bureau of Mines