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RICHLAND CREEK WILDERNESS STUDY AREA, ARKANSAS.

January 1, 1984

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.

Publication Year 1984
Title RICHLAND CREEK WILDERNESS STUDY AREA, ARKANSAS.
Authors Boyd R. Haley, Raymond B. Stroud
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)
Index ID 70013823
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse