Section 16 Barite Deposit

Past Producer in Sevier county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Barium-Barite

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10284035
MAS/MILS ID 0051330024
Record type Site
Current site name Section 16 Barite Deposit

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Trench
Geographic coordinates: -94.10551, 34.07043 (WGS84)
Elevation 128
Location accuracy 100(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Sevier

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 008 S 029 W 16 Arkansas


Commodity Importance
Barium-Barite Primary

Nearby scientific data

Trench (1) -94.10551, 34.07043

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 Dierks Lumber And Coal Co
    Home office Arkansas
    Year 1954
  • Type Operator
    Owner R. B Mcelwain
    Year 1954

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0051330024

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit


Reporter information

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