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Montgomery County Quarry, Mauldin Mountain Quarries, Mauldin Mt., Montgomery Co., Arkansas, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 35' 43'' North , 93° 41' 54'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.59528,-93.69833
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Ref.: Rocks & Min.: 56:190; 63:112; 64:298; Smith (1985). A fill & road metal quarry operated by the county government. Located on the South face of Mauldin Mountain, 3½ miles NW of Mt Ida. Rock is fractured Bigfork Chert. Workings are open cuts on the mountainside. Produced world class wavellite specimens in the 1970's.


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5 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Late Ordovician - Middle Ordovician
443.8 - 470 Ma



ID: 2720816
Pole Creek Shale (Upper Ordovician) and Bigfork Chert (Upper and Middle Ordovician)

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 470 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Polk Creek Shale; Bigfork Chert

Description: Polk Creek Shale (Upper Ordovician) and Bigfork Chert (Upper and Middle Ordovician)

Comments: Pole Creek Shale-black shale cherty in parts (300 ft.); Bigfork Chert-thin bedded gray chert inter bedded with limestone and some shale (800 ft.). Approximatly 1100 ft. maximum thickness.

Lithology: Major:{chert,shale}, Minor:{limestone}

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. [133]

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