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Antimony Mining Encyclopedia of Arkansas

Mined ore deposits occurred as lenses or pockets of stibnite encased in nearly vertical quartz veins. Antimony mining took place intermittently in Arkansas after the metal’s discovery in 1873. Smelting attempts were made first in 1887 but were unsuccessful. The first commercial production was recorded in

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Antimony Arkansas Geological Survey

The veins strike generally east-west. Sulfides of copper, zinc, iron, and bismuth may be locally associated with the antimony ores. Antimony was mined intermittently in Arkansas after its discovery in 1873. Mining activity peaked during World War I when metal prices were high.

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Critical Minerals in Arkansas

Antimony (Sb) Stibnite and stibiconite mined from 1873-1947 in Sevier County. Ore occurs in hydrothermal quartz veins in association with Cu, Fe, Zn and bismuth. Potential resource estimated by the US Bureau of Mines, 5000 tons of concentrates, production through 1947

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Antimony Mining Article Encyclopedia of Arkansas

Article in the Arkansas Democrat about renewed interest in antimony mining in Sevier County. From the Arkansas Democrat, April 21, 1908. Media. Time Period. Early Twentieth Century (1901 1940) Category. Business and Economics / Industries / Land and Resources / Mining. Type. Thing.

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Sevier County, Arkansas Antimony Mines The Diggings™

Filter 2 antimony mines by commodity, disposition, development status, and record type in Sevier County, Arkansas. Quick Facts Antimony,Barium-Barite,Copper,Gold,and Lead mines located in Sevier County, Arkansas.

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Antimony Mines In The United States The Diggings™

Browse antimony mines in The United States by region—including Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas.

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Metallic Minerals in Arkansas

In the past, various metal ores were mined in Arkansas. Since 1990, no ores were mined for their metal content. This listing presents the last year of recorded mining. All have had a significant role in the state's economy and history. The first metal to be mined was galena, which was used by early pioneers as a source of lead for bullets.

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Places to Pan for Gold in Arkansas Our Pastimes

Apr 25, 2017· Arkansas has had gold activity in the past, although amounts found were never in concentrations high enough to sustain a working mining industry. Since the early 1500s people have come to the area in search of gold, however. such as antimony, vanadium, manganese, titanium and bauxite. Wavellite, variscite, strengite, planerite and other

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10 Arkansas Mines You'll Really Dig OnlyInYourState

Nov 28, 2017· Novaculite mining is Arkansas' oldest industry, dating back to prehistoric Native Americans. Tribes such as the Quapaw, Osage, Caddo, Tunica, Chickasaw, and Natchez mined novaculite for weapons and jewelry. Magnet Cove Stone Quarry is the only known location of quality novaculite, which was determined to be pure to 99.9% silica.

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Otto Antimony Mine Near Gillham, Arkansas The Diggings™

The Otto Antimony Mine is near Gillham, Arkansas. The site was first discovered in 1877 by U. S. Antimony Company Of Philadelphia. The ore mined is composed of stibnite, jamesonite and sphalerite. The host rock in this area is shale from the Carboniferous period 358.90 to 298.90 million years ago.

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Antimony Bluff Mine, Gillham, Sevier Co., Arkansas, USA

Antimony Bluff Mine, Gillham, Sevier Co., Arkansas, USA : An antimony mine. Deposit is quartz veins in shale. Located 4 miles ENE of Gillham on the East bank of the Cossatot River.

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Antimony Ltd Mine Near Pike City, Arkansas The Diggings™

The Antimony Ltd Mine is near Pike City, Arkansas. Historically the site has been part of the Arkansas Quicksilver Mining District. The Antimony Ltd Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open. Production size when active was considered to be small. Mine operations consist of 2 distinct surface and underground workings.

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Antimony Bluff Mine, Gillham, Sevier Co., Arkansas, USA

Antimony Bluff Mine, Gillham, Sevier Co., Arkansas, USA : An antimony mine. Deposit is quartz veins in shale. Located 4 miles ENE of Gillham on the East bank of the Cossatot River.

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Antimony City'

Antimony mining started at the Otto Mine, just west of King in 1873 and by 1880 the May Mine was opened across the Cossitot. Much Mining was done in the northeast section of the county and Antimony City sprang into being on the Howard County line. The first store was opened there by

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Rockhounding Arkansas: Selected rock and mineral

Antimony To reach an abandoned antimony mine, turn north off U.S. Highway 70, 0.5 of a mile west of the Sevier-Howard County line. Proceed about 2.2 miles north past the turnoff to the Jefferson Ridge use area. Turn west (left) onto Weyerhaeuser Road No. 50,000. Proceed 3.6 miles (the second dirt crossroad) and turn right (north).

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Silver Mining Encyclopedia of Arkansas

The silver in Arkansas is mixed sulfide ores of lead, zinc, copper, and antimony in small, scattered deposits in parts of the southern and eastern Ouachita Mountains.Most of the known mining activity involving silver took place between 1840 and 1927 and rarely resulted in profit to owners and operators. Sale of claims or mines to unsuspecting investors was usually the only route to profit.

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Places to Pan for Gold in Arkansas Our Pastimes

Apr 25, 2017· Arkansas has had gold activity in the past, although amounts found were never in concentrations high enough to sustain a working mining industry. Since the early 1500s people have come to the area in search of gold, however. such as antimony, vanadium, manganese, titanium and bauxite. Wavellite, variscite, strengite, planerite and other

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Mining In Arkansas The Diggings™

Arkansas has 11,621 records of mining claims on public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management and 1,053 records of mines listed by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). Quick Facts. Antimony (17) Niobium (Columbium) (12) More Commodities.

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Antimony Cemetery in Galena, Arkansas Find A Grave Cemetery

Antimony (historical) was located in Township 6 south and Range 30 west. At one time there were extensive mining operations on the Saline River in the extreme northwestern part of Howard County. These mines produced antimony and some silver, and were known as the Antimony Mining and Smelting Company at Antimony City.

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