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AGC/AGS Series Bulletin
Number Series B-15
Title Hickory Valley Phosphate Deposit in Independence County, Arkansas
Author (s) C.J. Wells
Date 1949
General Description This publication reports the results of a geologic investigation of the Hickory Valley phospate  deposit, including:
  • The location, extent, and accessibility of the area
  • History and previous investigations
  • A description of the regional geology, including the structure and stratigraphy of the mapped rock units
  • Two measured sections and a columnal section from a drill hole
  • Drill logs from 17 holes drilled on the deposit
  • A surface contour and isopach map of the deposit
  • An estimate of the amount of phosphate rock in the deposit
  • A beneficiation report on Arkansas phosphate, with 5 tables
  • Uses and economic possibilities of Arkansas phosphate rock

*Includes:  37 pages, 1 plate, 2 figures, ["Geologic Map of the Central Part of the Batesville    Manganese District, Independence and Izard Counties, Arkansas", by J.A. Straczek and    D.M. Kinney, 1950, USGS, Min. Invs. Field Map MF-1]

Availability Yes.  Paper copy.
Price $3.00 plus shipping
  Contact Sales Office at (501) 296-1877,  for shipping and handling charges.
Online Version Hickory_Vlly_Phosphate Dep_Ind_Cnty PDF pdf (5.58 MB), Prelim_Geo_Map_Batesville_Mang_MF-1_42x23 PDF pdf (37.3 MB), Hickory_Vlly_Phosphate_Dep_Isopachous_Pl-I PDF pdf (1.82 MB)
Contact Information Arkansas Geological Survey
3815 West Roosevelt Road
Little Rock, AR  72204
(501) 296-1877 or  (501) 296-1878
Record B15  

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