|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||34° 10' 37'' North , 93° 39' 32'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||34.17700,-93.65900|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
Ref.: Rocks & Min.:63:115; Clardy & Bush(1976). A mercury mine located on the ridge North of Cowhide Cove Road. May have a relationship with Funderburk Mountain, Pike Co.; however, no relationship is stated. Ore is in Gap Ridge Sandstone. Started 1932 and closed 1941. Worked sporadically since.
21 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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252.17 - 541 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
323.2 - 358.9 Ma
Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Stanley Shale
Comments: Black shale to slate alternating with sandstone, siltstone some chert and tuff. Approximatly 9500 ft. maximum thickness. Geosynclinal facies-composed mainly of alternating shales and sandstone including some tuffaceous beds (5600 ft.), and fossiliferous siliceous shale and graywacke.
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052.