Hoot Pit & Plant

Producer in Miller county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Sand and Gravel, Construction

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10260158
MAS/MILS ID 0050910006
Record type Site
Current site name Hoot Pit & Plant

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Trench
Geographic coordinates: -94.02301, 33.32595 (WGS84)
Elevation 65
Location accuracy 10(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Miller

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 016 S 028 W 34 N2 Arkansas
5th Principal 16 S 28 W 32 SE 1/4, NW 1/4 Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • Location of gravel pit in Section 34, location of old plant in Section 34


Commodity Importance
Sand and Gravel, Construction Primary

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 144
BC deposit profile B12
Deposit model name Sand and Gravel

Nearby scientific data

Trench (1) -94.02301, 33.32595

Ore body information

  • Name of the ore body Sand and gravel
    General form surface
    Depth to bottom 3.05M
    Depth to top 0.91M
    Width 457.2M
    Length 5M
    Area 1416.45HA

Comments on the geologic information

  • Quaternary terrace deposits. Well-rounded silica pebbles intermixed with sand and clay. Washed sand averages 97 percent silica.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Unknown
    Owner Gifford-Hill, And Co., Inc
    ID 300394
    Home office Texas
    Year 1981

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0050910006
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 0300394

Bibliographic references

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General comments

Subject category Comment text
General This is the old location of Hoot Plant. Area has been reclaimed and information regarding new plant operations occurs in Deposit ID # 10235829

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 05-DEC-1983 Long U.S. Bureau of Mines