AGC/AGS Series Bulletin
Number Series 15
Title Hickory Valley Phosphate Deposit in Independence County, Arkansas
Author (s) C.J. Wellse
Date 1949
General Description

This publication reports the results of a geologic investigation of the Hickory Valley phospate deposit, including:

  • The location, extent, and accessibility of the area
  • History and previous investigations
  • A description of the regional geology, including the structure and stratigraphy of the mapped rock units
  • Two measured sections and a columnal section from a drill hole
  • Drill logs from 17 holes drilled on the deposit
  • A surface contour and isopach map of the deposit
  • An estimate of the amount of phosphate rock in the deposit
  • A beneficiation report on Arkansas phosphate, with 5 tables
  • Uses and economic possibilities of Arkansas phosphate rock

*Includes: 37 pages, 1 plate, 2 figures, ["Geologic Map of the Central Part of the Batesville Manganese District, Independence and Izard Counties, Arkansas", by J.A. Straczek and D.M. Kinney, 1950, USGS, Min. Invs. Field Map MF-1]

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Online Version

Bulletin 15 - Hickory Vlly Phosphate Dep Ind Cnty PDF (5.44 MB)

Bulletin 15 - Prelim Geo_Map Batesville Mang MF-1 PDF (36.4 MB)

Bulletin 15 - Hickory Vlly Phosphate Dep Isopachous Pl-I PDF (1.77 MB)

Contact Information

Arkansas Geological Survey
3815 West Roosevelt Road
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 296-1877 or (501) 296-1878