Ben Heuer Property

Past Producer in Newton county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Kaolin

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10235325
MAS/MILS ID 0051010004
Record type Site
Current site name Ben Heuer Property

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -93.34209, 36.07679 (WGS84)
Elevation 308
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Newton

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 016 N 022 W 06 N2NW Arkansas


Commodity Importance
Kaolin Primary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -93.34209, 36.07679

Comments on the geologic information

  • Kaolin occurs as a product of weathering along parallel fault zones about 300 feet apart. Country rock is mostly sandstone of late Mississippian and early Pennsylvanian times.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Ben Heuer
    Home office Arkansas
    Year 1944

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0051010004

Bibliographic references

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General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Small scattered deposits along fault. Intermmittent in length, width 1-10 feet with a negligible depth. Occurs along vertical faults striking North 35 degrees. Indications of small deposits along a zone one-fourth of a mile in length.

Reporter information

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