Miscellaneous Publication

AGC/AGS Series Miscellaneous Publication
Number Series MP-18C
Title Contributions to the Geology of Arkansas: Volume III
Author (s) Contributing authors - edited by J.D. McFarland, III
Date 1988
General Description

The third of a series of publications containing 8 short papers concerning the geology of Arkansas. Contributed papers are diverse in subject matter and generally narrow in scope.

Papers in Volume III include:

  • Tidal-flat deposits of the Plattin Limestone (Middle Ordovician), northern Arkansas, by W. W. Craig, M. J. Deliz, and K. J. Legendre, p. 1-50.
  • Geochemistry of the Lower Ordovician dolomite of northern Arkansas, by G. H. Wagner, K. F. Steele, and D. L. Zachry, p. 51-64.
  • Initial natural gas discoveries from the Paleozoic Rocks of northern Arkansas, by W M. Caplan, p. 65-70.
  • Overview of natural gas production, Washington and Madison County [sic], Arkansas, by J. A. McEntire III, p. 71-78.
  • New heat flow investigations in Arkansas, by D. L. Smith and Len Fishkin, p. 79-84.
  • Macroscopic structural geology of the central Cossatot Mountains and surrounding areas, Benton uplift, Arkansas, by J. C. Weber and Jay Zimmerman, p. 85-94.
  • Provenance of the Jackfork Sandstone, Ouachita Mountains, Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma, by S. E. Danielson, P. K. Hankinson, K. D. Kitchings, and Alan Thomson, p. 95-112.
  • The Blakely "Mountain" Sandstone (Lower to Middle Ordovician) in its type area, by D. A. Danielson, Jr. and W. W. Craig, p.113-125.

*Includes: 125 pages, 70 figures, 7 plates, 13 tables

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