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Antimony Bluff Mine, Gillham, Sevier Co., Arkansas, USAi
Regional Level Types
Antimony Bluff MineMine
Gillham- not defined -
Sevier Co.County
ArkansasState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 11' 4'' North , 94° 14' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.18465,-94.23555
GeoHash:G#: 9yhfrx5u0
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Gillham162 (2017)7.6km
Grannis562 (2017)11.1km
Wickes734 (2017)16.2km
De Queen6,707 (2017)19.0km
Dierks1,092 (2017)21.4km


Ref.: Rocks & Min.:63:123; Howard(1979). An antimony mine. Deposit is quartz veins in shale. Located 4 miles ENE of Gillham on the East bank of the Cossatot River.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Rocks & Min.:63:123; Howard(1979).
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Rocks & Min.:63:123; Howard(1979).
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Rocks & Min.:63:123; Howard(1979).
Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
Reference: Rocks & Min.:63:123; Howard(1979).
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min.:63:123; Howard(1979).
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Rocks & Min.:63:123; Howard(1979).
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.:63:123; Howard(1979).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min.:63:123; Howard(1979).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min.:63:123; Howard(1979).
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Rocks & Min.:63:123; Howard(1979).
'Stibiconite'
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Min.:63:123; Howard(1979).
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Rocks & Min.:63:123; Howard(1979).
Valentinite
Formula: Sb2O3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 71:2 pp134-137
Zinkenite
Formula: Pb9Sb22S42
Reference: Rocks & Min.:63:123; Howard(1979).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Zinkenite2.JB.35aPb9Sb22S42
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cervantite4.DE.30Sb3+Sb5+O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
'Stibiconite'4.DH.20Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Valentinite4.CB.55Sb2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
1 < ø < 2
Zinkenite3.8.1.1Pb9Sb22S42
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Valentinite4.3.11.1Sb2O3
AX2
Cervantite4.4.16.1Sb3+Sb5+O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Stibiconite'44.1.1.1Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O ValentiniteSb2O3
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
S ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SbAntimony
Sb CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
Sb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
Sb ValentiniteSb2O3
PbLead
Pb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

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]

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. 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:{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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