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AGC/AGS Series Guidebook
Number Series GB 86-1
Title Guidebook:  Economic Geology of Central Arkansas
Author (s) Arkansas Geological Commission and contributing authors
Date 1986
  Prepared for the Society of Economic Geologists Field Trip No. 2, Feb. 28 - Mar. 1, 1986
General Description This 2-day field trip guidebook describes 6 stops related to economic geology and mineral commodities in the eastern and southern Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas. The stop descriptions include site maps for each stop. Stop descriptions comprise the body of this guidebook and include:
  • Alcoa bauxite mine, Saline County, Arkansas, by Staff, Arkansas Geological Commission, p.1-2. 
  • Prairie Creek kimberlite (lamproite), by L. G. Krol, p. 3-12. 
  • Barite in the western Ouachita Mountains, Arkansas, by A. W. Mitchell, p. 13-20.
  • Geology of Magnet Cove, by Staff, Arkansas Geological Commission, p. 21-25.
  • Christy vanadium-titanium mine, by J. M. Howard, p. 27.
  • Geomex quartz crystal mine, by C. G. Stone, p. 29-30.
The following paper relates to the last stop (Geomex quartz crystal mine):
  • U-Pb zircon ages of granitic boulders in the Ordovician Blakely Sandstone, Arkansas and implications for their provenance, by S. A. Bowring, p. 31.

*Includes:  31 pages, 14 figures

 
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Contact Information Arkansas Geological Survey
3815 West Roosevelt Road
Little Rock, AR  72204
(501) 296-1877 or  (501) 296-1878
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