AGC/AGS Series Bulletin
Number Series 16
Title Titanium Ore Deposits of Hot Spring County, Arkansas
Author (s) V.C. Fryklund and D.F. Holbrook
Date 1950
General Description

This report embodies the results of three years' field and laboratory studies of the Magnet Cove titanium ore deposits. The Magnet Cove area is a rudely elliptical rim and basin covering about 9 square miles in northern Hot. Spring County, Arkansas.

The titanium deposits of Magnet Cove include both rutile and brookite ores. All of the deposits that were mapped during this study had been previously recognized and explored and one of them has produced commercial rutile concentrates; however, none of them is active at the present time.

*Includes: 178 pages, 24 plates, 12 figures and 7 tables, ["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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