(Facility) Bauxite, Ar Alumina Refinery

Plant in Saline county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Aluminum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10260381
MAS/MILS ID 0051250092
Record type Site
Current site name (Facility) Bauxite, Ar Alumina Refinery
Alternate or previous names Alcoa Arkansas Operations - B

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -92.49186, 34.55842 (WGS84)
Elevation 125
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Saline

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 002 S 014 W 15 Arkansas

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Aluminum Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -92.49186, 34.55842

Ore body information

  • Area 2428HA
    Field Value
    Total Surface Area (HA) 2428
    Date of Last Modification 910418

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Processing Plant
Development status Plant
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Year of first production 1952
Plant type Refiner

Mining district

District name None

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Fee Ownership

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Alcoa - Aluminum Co. Of America
    Interest 100
    Home office Pennsylvania
    Year 1987

Production statistics

  • Year 1977
    Description Alumina And Hydrate 339000 Mt/Y
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Aluminum Aluminum 339,000mt
  • Year 1978
    Description Alumina And Hydrate 309000 Mt/Y
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Aluminum Aluminum 309,000mt
  • Year 1979
    Description Alumina And Hydrate 321000 Mt/Y
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Aluminum Aluminum 321,000mt
  • Year 1980
    Description Alumina And Hydrate 333000 Mt/Y
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Aluminum Aluminum 333,000mt
  • Year 1981
    Description Aumina And Hydrate 305000 Mt/Y
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Aluminum Aluminum 305,000mt
  • Year 1982
    Description Alumina And Hydrate 226000 Mt/Y
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Aluminum Aluminum 226,000mt
  • Year 1983
    Description Alumina And Hydrate 225000 Mt/Y
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Aluminum Aluminum 225,000mt
  • Year 1984
    Description Aumina And Hydrate 226000 Mt/Y
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Aluminum Aluminum 226,000mt
  • Year 1985
    Description Alumina And Hydrate 271000 Mt/Y
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Aluminum Aluminum 271,000mt
  • Year 1986
    Description Alumina And Hydrate 175000 Mt/Y
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Aluminum Aluminum 175,000mt
  • Year 1987
    Description Alumina And Hydrate 207320 Mt/Y
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Aluminum Aluminum 2,073,200mt

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0051250092

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ALCOA ALUMINA CHEMICALS, AN ARKANSAS ASSET, 1987, COMPANY

  • Deposit

    BROCHURE ON THE ARKANSAS BAUXITE AND ALUMINA OPERATIONS.

  • Deposit

    WHAT'S HAPPENING IN ARKANSAS?, 1987, ALCOA BROCHURE ON THE

  • Deposit

    BAUXITE MINE AND ALUMINA REFINERY.

  • Deposit

    RAYMOND KAISER ENGINEERS, 1986, CAPITAL AND OPERATING COST

  • Deposit

    ESTIMATING SYSTEM FOR ALUMINA REFINERY FACILITIES, BUMINES

  • Deposit

    OFR 79-86, 177 PP.

  • Deposit

    SAWYER, MICHAEL B., 1984, USBM REVISED PROPERTY EVALUATION

  • Deposit

    FILE REPORT ON ALCOA'S ARKANSAS OPERATIONS, 54 P.

  • Deposit

    KRAMER, D. A., AND F. A. PETERS, COST ESIMTATE OF THE BAYER

  • Deposit

    PROCESS FOR PRODUCING ALUMINA BASED ON 1982 EQUIPMENT

  • Deposit

    PRICES, BUMINES IC 8958, 20 P.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 16-SEP-1996 Berg, Andrew W. U.S. Bureau of Mines