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

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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
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


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


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6 valid minerals.

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Paleozoic
252.17 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
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. [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.

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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