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RICHLAND CREEK WILDERNESS STUDY AREA, ARKANSAS.

Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)

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Abstract

The Richland Creek Wilderness Study Area covers an area of about 5 sq mi in parts of Newton and Searcy Counties, Arkansas. Geochemical studies of the outcropping rocks and stream sediments in the study area indicate that these rocks have little promise for the occurrence of metallic mineral resources. There is little promise for the occurrence of natural gas within the area because the Pennsylvanian age rocks have been breached by erosion and the other potential reservoir rocks were reported as dry. Some of the sandstone and limestone could be used for commercial purposes.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
RICHLAND CREEK WILDERNESS STUDY AREA, ARKANSAS.
Series title:
Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)
Volume
1
Year Published:
1984
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)
First page:
156
Last page:
157
Number of Pages:
2