AGC/AGS Series Guidebook
Number Series GB 94-1
Title Guidebook to Paleozoic Rocks in the Eastern Ouachita Mountains, Arkansas
Author (s) C.G. Stone, B.R. Haley and M.H. Davis
Date 1994 (Prepared for the South-Central Section, GSA's Arkansas Field Trip, March 20-23, 1994)
General Description

This guidebook provides infomation on 13 outcrops in the eastern Paleozoic rocks of the Ouachita Mountains of central Arkansas that were selected to demonstrate the intensity and styles of deformation in various structural belts, show distinctive lithologies, depositional environments, and to define the biostratigraphic framework. Additionally, some discussion is presented on the formation of late Paleozoic hydrothermal quartz veins, and Cretaceous igneous intrusives.

Also presented are::

  • A correlation chart of Paleozoic rocks in the Interior Highlands Region of Arkansas
  • A stratigraphic section of rocks exposed in the Ouachita Mountain and Arkansas Valley Provinces of Arkansas
  • A cross section comparing the structural interpretation of G. W. Viele and M.T. Roberts in the eastern Ouachita Mountains

Titles of contributed papers in AGC GB 94-1:

  • Maumelle chaotic zone, by M. H. Davis, p. 1-5.
  • Illustrations showing representative Early Paleozoic conodonts from formations in the eastern Ouachita Mountains, by J. E. Repetski and R. L. Ethington, p. 20-23.
  • Collier Shale and trilobites at Marble Church locality, by James Stitt, p. 29-35
  • References, by J. R. Hill, p. 39-46.

*Includes: 46 pages, 30 figures

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