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AGC/AGS Series Information Circular
Number Series IC-34
Title Heavy Sands of the Tokio Formation in Southwest Arkansas
Author (s) W.D. Hanson
Date 1997
General Description

This report presents the results of field and drilling investigations into deposits of heavy mineral sands in the Tokio Formation (Cretaceous) in southwest Arkansas.  A drilling project was conducted near Mineral Springs in Howard County.

The publication includes:

  • Generalized outcrop map of the Tokio Formation
  • Drill hole location map
  • Isopleth map showing heavy mineral cumulative average by percent
  • Discussion of economic aspects of known heavy mineral deposits in Arkansas
  • Appendix A contains chemical analyses of 36 project drill hole samples for percent heavy minerals total, percent heavy mineral cumulative averages, and percent titanium dioxide cumulative averages
  • Appendix B contains petrographic analyses (arranged by screen size) of heavy minerals in 41 samples

*Includes:  45 pages, 5 figures, 2 appendices

Availability Yes.  Paper copy.
Price $5.00 plus shipping
  Contact Sales Office at (501) 296-1877,  for shipping and handling charges.
Online Version Download pdf pdf (5.84 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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