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Union Carbide Mine, Wilson Springs (Potash Sulfur Springs), Garland Co., Arkansas, USA
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A vanadium mine owned by Union Carbide Corp. Explored in the 1960's. Opened 1966 and closed 1985.
Mineralization is an igneous complex with vanadium ore in adjacent, altered rocks. Workings feature 4 large open pit mines, including the E. & N. Wilson Pit, T Orebody & Spaulding Pit.

Mineral List

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Aegirine
Anatase
Andradite
Arfvedsonite
Augite
Beraunite
'Biotite'
Bokite
Cacoxenite
Calcite
Celadonite
Cristobalite
Diadochite
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'
Duttonite
'Evansite'
Fervanite
Fluorapatite
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Fluorite
Goethite
Hewettite
'Hornblende'
Kaolinite
Kingite
Kolbeckite
Lipscombite
Malhmoodite
Marcasite
Metahewettite
Metaschoderite
Metatyuyamunite
Minnesotaite
Miserite (TL)
Montroseite
Muscovite
var: Illite

Natrolite
Navajoite
Nontronite
Nosean
Opal
var: Precious Opal
Orthoclase
Palygorskite
Pyrite
Pyrochlore Group
var: Strontiopyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Amethyst
var: Jasper
var: Smoky Quartz
Rockbridgeite
Roscoelite
Rutile
Sanidine
Schoderite
Siderite
Sincosite
'Smectite Group'
Sphalerite
Straczekite (TL)
Strengite
Titanite
Variscite
Vivianite
Wavellite
Wollastonite
Zircon


70 entries listed. 57 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

- Rocks & Min.: 63: 108
- Rocks & Min.: 64: 296
- Stone et al. (1982)
- Evans et al. (1984), Min. Mag. 48: 289
- Smith, Art, Collecting Arkansas Minerals
- Rocks & Min. (1995): 70: 154-170.

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