Sheid Quarry

Unknown in Independence county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Stone, Crushed/Broken

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10260138
MAS/MILS ID 0050630183
Record type Site
Current site name Sheid Quarry

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Trench
Geographic coordinates: -91.6373, 35.7991 (WGS84)
Elevation 100
Location accuracy 10(meters)
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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 013 N 006 W 04 E2 Arkansas


Commodity Importance
Stone, Crushed/Broken Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Limestone Ore

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 237
USGS model code 32g
Deposit model name Limestone

Nearby scientific data

Trench (1) -91.6373, 35.7991

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Commodity type Non-metallic
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner P. H. Sheid
    Home office Arkansas
    Year 1954

Comments on the production information

  • Prior 50 years produced estimated 1 million cubic feet of stone.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0050630183

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit


General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Bedded limestone (Plattin?) which resembles marble in appearance. Probably of wide extent locally.
General Made in connection with the Arkansas-White-Red (AWR) River Basins mineral industry survey.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 17-NOV-1983 Long U.S. Bureau of Mines
Reporter 15-FEB-1954 E.W. Parsons U.S. Bureau of Mines