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Coon Creek Mine (York Mine), Shady, Polk Co., Arkansas, USA
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Cacoxenite
Coon Creek Mine, Shady, Polk Co., Arkansas, USA

Photo: Antonio Borrelli
 
 
Located 6 miles NW of "Albert Pike." Workings consist of open cuts and shallow pits. A manganese mine with ore comprised of mineralization in fractured Arkansas Novaculite. Restarted from earlier workings in 1956 & closed in 1959. Restarted 1972 and again in 1986 for specimens.


Mineral List

Beraunite
Cacoxenite
Cryptomelane
Dufrénite
Goethite
Hematite
Kidwellite
'Laubmannite'
'Laubmannite (of Moore)'
'Limonite'
Opal
Phosphosiderite
Planerite
Quartz
Rockbridgeite
Sigloite
Strengite
Turquoise


18 entries listed. 15 valid minerals.

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References

- Rocks & Minerals: 63: 118 & 64: 295.
- Kidwell (1981).

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