C.E. Lowry, Trustee, Properties

Prospect in Saline county in Arkansas, United States with commodities Nickel, Cobalt
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Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10400362
Record type Site
Current site name C.E. Lowry, Trustee, Properties
Alternate or previous names McMillen-Lowry Property

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -92.60557, 34.58307 (WGS84)
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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 1S; and 2S 15 W 33 & 34; and 3 Arkansas


Commodity Importance
Nickel Primary
Cobalt Secondary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -92.60557, 34.58307

Comments on the geologic information

  • Preliminary War Minerals Memorandum. Samples from mineralized zone failed to yield presence of nickel or cobalt. Contains a lengthy report by an unidentified mining engineer as Strategic Minerals/Metals Statement of Facts.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Prospect

Comments on the production information

  • In reference to this investigation, the location of the old Rabbitfoot mine was not found. This mine was reported in 1888 by state geologist to have millerite present.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground

Comments on the workings information

  • Crest of ridge on east side of old river channel had 12 pits, each 5 feet in diameter and none over 4 feet deep. About 500 feet south of channel on west slope of ridge is an old untimbered shaft. Apparent dumps indicate shaft was probably 30 -40 feet deep. The pits are at intervals of 50-100 feet north of shaft.

Reference information

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 24-FEB-43 J. R. Thoenen U.S. Bureau of Mines