AGC/AGS Series Bulletin
Number Series 23
Title Mineral Species of Arkansas: A Digest
Author (s) J. Michael Howard
Date 1987, revised 2007
General Description

This publication contains the first compilation of the minerals of Arkansas since the listing in Comstock's Annual Report of 1888. It is arranged alphabetically and includes:

  • Descriptive mineralogy, mineral association, and county occurrence of all know minerals in the state.
  • Discussion of how to use the information and an explanation of the Mineral List
  • Glossary of mineral-related terms
  • An extensive reference list
  • Ten plates of color pictures of Arkansas minerals
  • Author's comments about the 1st revision

It is notable that in this newly revised publication 72 new mineral entries bring the total list of minerals reported from Arkansas from 342, only 15 of which are problematic. This publication has been reformatted to a more standard 8 1/2 x 11 inch size, reproducible on standard paper.

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