Greenville Gravel Company

Unknown in Desha county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Sand and Gravel, Construction

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10400358
Record type Site
Current site name Greenville Gravel Company

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Approximate
Geographic coordinates: -91.18969, 33.64879 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
Relative position Location is approximate. Site is no longer an active producer, so location is based upon an old hand drawn map (in the Mineral Property File) and locating the spot in Google Earth.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Desha

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 12 S 1 W 22 Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • Mississippi River channel between mile 557 and 559.


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

Approximate (1) -91.18969, 33.64879

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Significant Yes
Mining method Dredging
Year of first production 1909

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner State of Arkansas

Reference information

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    Summary Report Of Mineral Examination

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit River deposit consisting of sand and gravel composed of quartz, chert, quartzite, and silicate rock particles.
General The examination was made in connection with resource survey of the Oachita Sub-basin whcih is part of the Arkansas-White-Red (AWR) Basins Mineral Resources Survey. Summary Report Of Mineral Examination

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 28-OCT-52 Walter F. Brown U.S. Bureau of Mines