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Henderson Mine (Fancy Hill Mine), Caddo Gap, Fancy Hill District, Montgomery Co., Arkansas, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 22' 40'' North , 93° 48' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.37792, -93.8127

A former Ba(baryte) occurrence/mine located 1½ miles W of Caddo Gap.

Mineralization is bedded baryte deposit hosted in Stanley Shale. Related rocks are Arkansas novaculite of Devonian Mississippian age and Stanley shale of Mississippian and Pennsylvanian age.

Workings include surface openings comprised of open pits and cuts.

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Jones, T.A. (1948), Barite deposits in the Ouachita Mountains, Montgomery, Polk, and Pike Counties, Arkansas, US Bureau of Mines Report of Investigation 4348.

Brobst, D.A. (1958), Barite Resources of the United States, USGS Bulletin 1072-B: 107 (Table 10).

Scull (1958).

Economic Geology (1987): 82: 1377-1385.

Rocks & Minerals (1988): 63: 113.

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