Corps of Engineers - Dardanelle Quarry

Past Producer in Pope county in Arkansas, United States with commodity Stone, Crushed/Broken

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10400365
Record type Site
Current site name Corps of Engineers - Dardanelle Quarry

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -93.26932, 35.2555 (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 17 N 21 W section line common to 18 and 19 Arkansas

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Stone, Crushed/Broken Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -93.26932, 35.2555

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Past Producer

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner U.S. government

Comments on the production information

  • This operation furnished coarse aggregate for construction of the lock and dam at Dardanelle and was closed when construction completed.

Reference information

Bibliographic references

  • Production

    This operation furnished coarse aggregate for construction of the lock and dam at Dardanelle and was closed when construction completed.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Massive but shattered beds of Atoka sandstone, light brown on weathered surface to blue-gray on fresh surface, hard, dense and slightly quartzitic.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 21-NOV-61 R. B. Stroud U.S. Bureau of Mines