Rogers Pit

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

Identification information

Deposit ID 10400448
Record type Site
Current site name Rogers Pit

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -94.38701, 34.47357 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arkansas Polk

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
5th Principal 3 S 32 W 26 NE 1/4 NW 1/4 Arkansas


Commodity Importance
Stone Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -94.38701, 34.47357

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Past Producer

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Ed. Rogers
    Home office Route 1, Hatfield, AR
    Year 1952

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface

Reference information

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit Black slaty shale in lower part of Stanley formation with rare, thin (6 inches to 1 foot) sandstone partings. Shale is hard and brittle, but weathers very rapidly to yellow clay.
General Examination made in connection with the Arkansas-White-Red River Basins mineral survey.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 24-OCT-52 Boos, C. Maynard U.S. Bureau of Mines