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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook area reports: domestic 1978-79
Year 1978-79, Volume 2 (1978-1979)

Aase, James H.; West, Wanda J.
Arkansas,   pp. 77-89 ff. PDF (1.5 MB)


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W Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data; included with "Undistributed."
' Prairie County is not listed because no nonfuel mineral production was
reported. 
2lncludes value of gem stones and values indicated by symbol W. 
3Data may not add to totals shown because of independent rounding. 
 78 MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1978-79 
Table 2.—Value of nonfuel mineral production in Arkansas, by county'
(Thousands) 
County 1977 1978 Minerals produced in 1978      in order of value 
Arkansas - -   W Sand and gravel. 
Ashley $194   $297    Do. 
Baxter 948    W Stone, sand and graveL 
Benton W    W    Do. 
Boone 661   869 Sandandgravel,stone. 
Bradley 286    20 Sandandgravel. 
Calhoun 1,888  2,452    Do. 
Carroll W    W Stone, sand and graveL 
Chicot W    W SandandgraveL 
Clark W    W Stone, sandandgravel, clays. 
Clay 42   122 Sand and gravel. 
Cleburne 513    W Sand and gravel, stone. 
ClevelanL --    W Sand and gravel. 
Columbia W    W Bromine. 
Conway W   541 Stone. 
Craighead 1,282  2,216 Sand andgravel, clays. 
Crawford W    W Sand and gravel, stone. 
Crittenden W    W Clays. 
Cross 384   448 Sandandgravel. 
Dallas 11    10   Do. 
Desha W    W   Do. 
Drew 324   145   Do. 
Faulkner W  1,343 Stone, sand and gravel. 
Franklin W    W Sand and gravel, stone. 
Fulton W    W   Do. 
Garland W    W Abrasives, stone, sand and gravel, vanadium. 
Grant —  415   323 Sand and graveL 
Greene  343   330   Do. 
Hempstead W    W Sand and gravel, clays. 
Hot Spring W    W Sand and gravel, stone, clays, abrasives. 
Howard 19,325    W Cement, gypsum, stone, sand and graveL 
Independence W  8,362 Stone, lime, sandandgraveL 
Izard  6,875  4,474 Sandandgravel,stone. 
Jackson - -  92    W Sand and graveL 
Jefferson W   740   Do. 
Johnson W    W Sand and gravel, clays. 
LaFayette 862   611 Sandandgravel. 
Lawrence 3,004  3,016 Stone, sand and gravel. 
Lee 37  —— 
Lincoln  544   410 Sand and graveL 
LittleRiver 34,032    W Cement,stone, sandandgravel, clays. 
Logan ___ - -  W    W Stone, sand and gravel. 
Lonoke  W    W Stone, clays. 
Madison W    W Sand and gravel. 
Marion -- -— 671   764 Sand and gravel, stone. 
Miller_ - — 2,733    W Sand and gravel, clays, stone. 
Mississippi 16    19 Sand and graveL 
Monroe  W    W   Do. 
Montgomery W    W Barite, stone, sand and gravel. 
Nevada 712   115 Sandandgravel. 
Newton W    W Stone, sand and gravel. 
Ouachita 1,852  2,330 Sand and gravel, clays. 
Perry 349    W Stone, sand and gravel. 
Phillips~_ - -  81    W Sand and graveL 
Pike W    W Sand and gravel, gypsum, stone. 
PomsetL 537   601 Sandandgravel. 
Polk 212   519   Do. 
Pops W    W Sand and gravel, stone. 
Pulaski W    W Stone,clays,bauxite,sandandgravel. 
Randolph 18    57 Sand and gravel. 
St. Francis 1,046  1,063   Do. 
Saline 26,911    W Bauxite,lime,sandandgravel,stone, 
    soapstone. 
ScotL — —    8 Sand and gravel. 
Searcy W    W Stone,sandandgravel. 
Sebastian W    W Stone, sand and gravel, clays. 
Sevier 366   271 Sandandgravel. 
Sharp 38    38   Do. 
Stone W    W Stone, sandandgravel. 
Union W    W Bromine. 
Van Buren W    W Sand and gravel, stone. 
Washington W   W Stone, sandandgravel. 
White W    W   Do. 
Woodruff W    W Sand and gravel. 
Yell 640    W Sand and gravel, stone. 
Undistributed' 178,137 232,553 
 Total3~ 286,384 265,065 


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