AGC/AGS Series Guidebook
Number Series GB 67-1
Title Field Trip Guidbook, Central Arkansas Economic Geology and Petrology
Author (s) Contributing authors
Date 1967
General Description

This guidebook contains the road log for a two-day field trip, designed to leave from Little Rock, visiting Bauxite, and staying overnight in Hot Springs the first day. The second day route covers from Hot Springs to Magnet Cove and back to Little Rock. The emphasis of the trip is economic geology. Stop descriptions include the Jeffrey quarry, 3M's Big Rock Quarry (both in Pulaski County), ALCOA's bauxite deposits in Saline County, Union Carbide's Wilson Springs mines at Potash Sulphur Springs in Garland County, Baroid Division of National Lead barite mine in Hot Spring County, overlook on West Mountain in Hot Springs National Park, and Magnet Cove (7 stops) in Hot Spring County.

The guidebook includes:

  • Index map of field trip stops
  • Geology map of the area around Little Rock
  • Page-sized map of Magnet Cove with locations of field trip stops

Titles of contributed papers in AGC GB 67-1:

  • The Chamberlain Creek barite deposit, by B. J. Scull, p. 19-21. [Reprinted in AGC GB 73-4, 74-1, 79-3.]
  • Geology of the Wilson Springs vanadium deposits, by J. S. Hollingsworth, p. 22-28. [Reprinted in AGC GB 73-4, 74-1, 79-3.]

*Includes: 28 pages, 9 figures

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