Guion Mine & Plant

Producer in Izard county in Arkansas, United States with commodities Stone, Crushed/Broken, Silica

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10259685
MAS/MILS ID 0050650042
Record type Site
Current site name Guion Mine & Plant
Alternate or previous names Silica Products Co. Inc

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -91.94705, 35.92589 (WGS84)
Elevation 152
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Izard

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 15 N 9 W 21, 22,25, 26, 27 and 35 Arkansas


Commodity Importance
Stone, Crushed/Broken Primary
Silica Primary

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 127
USGS model code 39i
Deposit model name Silica sand

Nearby scientific data

(1) -91.94705, 35.92589

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Producer
Commodity type Non-metallic
Significant Yes
Mining method Open Stope - Room and Pillar
Plant type Beneficiation (Mill)
Plant subcategory Crush

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner J. W. Williamson
    Home office Guion, AR

Production statistics

  • Year 1949
    Material Reserves at a conservative estimate of 40-50 million tons.
    Ore mined 136,077.71mt
    Accuracy Estimate
    Best? Y

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0050650042

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit


General comments

Subject category Comment text
General Examination made in connection with the Arkansas-White-Red River Basin Minerals Industry Survey.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 17-NOV-83 Intermountain Field Operations Center (IFOC) U.S. Bureau of Mines