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AGC/AGS Series Information Circular
Number Series IC-24
Title Antimony District of Southwest Arkansas
Author (s) J.M. Howard
Date 1979
General Description

This report presents descriptions of 23 antimony mines and prospects in Polk County as of 1979.

It includes:

  • History of the discovery of the resource
  • Discussion of the general geology, structure, and stratigraphy of the study area
  • Discussion of ore and gangue minerals, size and shape of ore shoots, origin and age of deposits, and resources and reserves in the district
  • A graph showing production of the Arkansas antimony district from 1874 to 1947
  • A graph showing the market price of antimony metal from 1872 to 1974
  • A paragenetic diagram of vein and associated minerals in the study area
  • A 1:24,000 scale colored geologic map of the study area with mine and prospect locations in pocket

*Includes:  29 pages, 1 plate, 4 figures

Availability Yes.  Paper copy.
Price $4.00 plus shipping
  Contact Sales Office at (501) 296-1877,  for shipping and handling charges.
Online Version Download pdf pdf (3.30 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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