AGC/AGS Series Guidebook
Number Series GB 79-3
Title Field Trip Guide to Three Major Mines in Central Arkansas
Author (s) Compiled by the Arkansas Geological Commission staff
Date 1979
General Description

This guidebook covers three sites in central Arkansas where important mining operations have taken place - bauxite mines in Saline County, barite mines in Hot Spring County, and vanadium mines in Garland County. All of these mines had closed by the early 1990's. The geology of each deposit type is discussed along with the origins of the ore bodies.

*Includes: 14 pages, 6 figures

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