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Mauldin Mountain Quarries, Mauldin Mt., Montgomery Co., Arkansas, USAi
Regional Level Types
Mauldin Mountain QuarriesGroup of Quarries
Mauldin Mt.Mountain
Montgomery Co.County
ArkansasState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 35' 43'' North , 93° 41' 53'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.59528,-93.69833
GeoHash:G#: 9yjkgcfun
Locality type:Group of Quarries
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mount Ida1,025 (2017)7.3km
Oden220 (2017)7.7km
Norman359 (2017)15.6km
Glenwood2,141 (2017)32.8km
Kirby786 (2017)38.7km


Two adjacent road metal quarries (state and county, respectively) located on the South side of Mauldin Mt. in Bigfork chert.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 63:112.
Planerite
Formula: Al6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 63:112.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 63:112.
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 56:190.
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 56:190.
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Planerite8.DD.15Al6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Planerite42.9.3.6Al6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H PlaneriteAl6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
OOxygen
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O PlaneriteAl6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
AlAluminium
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al PlaneriteAl6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P PlaneriteAl6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
FeIron
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 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. [154]

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. Original map source: Haley, B.R., Queen, J.E., and Green, G.N., United States Geological Survey Special Publication, 2000, The Geologic map of Arkansas, scale 1:500,000.

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]

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

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