Information Circular IC-8

AGC/AGS Series information-circulars
Number Series IC-8
Title Geology of the Arkansas Bauxite Region
Author (s) M.N. Bramlette
Date 1936
General Description

This publication summarizes the knowledge of bauxite in Arkansas to 1936.

It includes:

  • Location, general geology, and previous investigations
  • The story of development and production of bauxite
  • The mineral character and mineral and chemical characteristics of Arkansas bauxite
  • The results of drilling tests, including the locations of test holes, interpretation of logs, and interpretation of the results. Lithologic log descriptions of 55 exploration drill holes in an Appendix
  • Description of the origin of bauxite with information on the climatic conditions, character of the bedrock, topographic and ground-water conditions, and the processes involved in the formation of bauxite
  • An estimate of reserves

*Includes: 72 pages, 9 plates, 6 tables

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Contact Information

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