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Jones Mill Quarry (Martin Marietta Quarry; Highway 51 Quarry; Mid-State Quarry), Magnet Cove, Hot Spring Co., Arkansas, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 26' 8'' North , 92° 51' 15'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.43583,-92.85444
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


A huge, active quarry situated on the contact of the Magnet Cove alkaline complex.


Mineral List

Actinolite

Aegirine

Albite

Allanite-(Ce)

Allanite-(La)

Amphibole Supergroup

Anatase

Ancylite-(Ce)

Andradite

Ankerite

'Apatite'

Aragonite

Arfvedsonite

Astrophyllite

Augite

Baryte

Barytocalcite

Bastnäsite-(La)

Benitoite

'Biotite'

Brookite

Burbankite

Cacoxenite

Calcite

Catapleiite

Celestine

Chabazite-Ca

Chalcopyrite

Chamosite

'Chlorite Group'

Diopside

Dolomite

Elpidite

Epidote

Eudialyte

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

Fluorapatite

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Fluorite

Gaidonnayite

Galena

Goethite

Grossular

Gypsum

Hematite

Hercynite

'Heulandite' ?

Ilmenite

Jarosite

'Joaquinite Group'

Kaolinite

Kimzeyite

Kolbeckite

Kupletskite

Labuntsovite-Fe

Labuntsovite Supergroup

Leucite

Leucosphenite

Lorenzenite

Magnesio-arfvedsonite

Magnetite

Malachite

Marcasite

'Mica Group'

Microcline

Molybdenite

Monazite-(Ce)

Monticellite

Narsarsukite

Natrolite

Nenadkevichite

Nepheline

'Olivine'

Orthoclase

Pectolite

Perovskite

Phlogopite

Polylithionite

'Pseudoleucite'

Pyrite

Pyrochlore Group

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

Rhabdophane-(Ce)

Rhodochrosite

Riebeckite

Rutile

var: Ilmenorutile

var: Strüverite

Sanidine

Siderite

Siderophyllite

'Smectite Group'

Sodalite

Sphalerite

Strontianite

'Synchysite Group'

Tainiolite

Tetraferriannite

Titanite

Vesuvianite

Wollastonite

Yofortierite

Zircon


91 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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Mississippian
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2817697
Stanley Shale

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Stanley Shale

Description: Stanley Shale - Includes Chickasaw Creek Chert equivalent of Harlton (1938) near top and Hatton Tuff Lentil and Hot Springs Sandstone Member near base

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.

Lithology: Major:{black shale,sandstone,siltstone}, Minor:{chert,volcanic}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License



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References

- Berger, V.I., Singer, D.A., and Orris, G.J. (2009): Carbonatites of the World. Explored Deposits of Nb and REE - Database and Grade and Tonnage Models. USGS Open-File Report 09-1139.

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