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AGC/AGS Series Information Circular
Number Series IC-28B
Title Stratigraphic Framework and Distribution of Lignite on Crowley's Ridge, Arkansas
Author (s) C.R. Meissner
Date 1984
General Description

This report summarizes lignite drilling data gathered in 1975 and 1976 by the Arkansas Geological Commission to determine the lignite resource in the northeast portion of Arkansas. 

It includes:

  • 9 cross sections constructed from drill hole and electric logs
  • Discussion of the lithology and depositional environment of the Wilcox and Claiborne groups
  • A summary of significant lignite deposits on Crowley's Ridge
  • Chemical composition of lignite in the study area
  • Recommendations for use of lignite in the study area and for further investigations

*Includes.  14 pages, 2 figures, 9 plates, 4 tables

Availability Yes.  Paper & PDF copy.
Price $5.00 plus shipping
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Online Version Information Circular IC-28-B pdf (16.2 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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