Bernice Quarry

Past Producer in Pope county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Stone
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Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10400364
Record type Site
Current site name Bernice Quarry

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -93.1089, 35.23683 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Pope

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 7 N 20 W 22 E 1/2, SW 1/4, SE 1/4 and W 1/2, SE 1/4, SE 1/4 Arkansas

Comments on the location information

  • Coal mine presently developed around former quarry site.


Commodity Importance
Stone Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -93.1089, 35.23683

Comments on the geologic information

  • Quarry in southeastern outcrop of bed of frim, blocky sandstone the underlies Shinn coal deposit and crops out around the outer edge of much of the Shinn Basin. Sandstone crops out over an aggregate area of many square miles in this county and sites at which quarries could be opened are presnt in virtually every township.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Past Producer

Comments on the production information

  • Operations prior to 1954 were intermittent and irregular. Past production approximated 125,000 tons and reserves inferred in excess of 150,000 tons.

Reference information

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 31-MAR-54 Hahn, A.D. U.S. Bureau of Mines