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AGC/AGS Series Guidebook 
Number Series GB 73-4
Title Field Trip Guide to Four Major Mines in Central Arkansas
Author (s)  
Date 1973
General Description This guidebook presents descriptions of four mines and quarries in central Arkansas, including the 3M Company's Big Rock quarry in Pulaski County (syenite), ALCOA's bauxite strip mines in Saline County (now inactive), Baroid Division of National Lead Company's (now NL Baroid) strip and underground mine in Hot Spring County (now abandoned), and Union Carbide Corporation's Wilson Springs vanadium deposits at Potash Sulphur Springs in Garland County (now inactive).  No road log is given.  Cross-sections of the ore bodies at the barite and vanadium mines are presented.

*Includes:  16 pages, 6 figures

Availability Yes. Paper & PDF copies.
Price $2.50 plus shipping
  Contact Sales Office at (501) 296-1877,  for shipping and handling charges.
Online Version Guidebook 73-4 pdf (52.6) MB
Contact Information Arkansas Geological Survey
3815 West Roosevelt Road
Little Rock, AR  72204
(501) 296-1877 or  (501) 296-1878

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