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  Arkansas state facts - Interesting facts about Arkansas
Arkansas is bounded on the north by Missouri; on the east by the Mississippi River, which separates it from Mississippi and Tennessee; on the south by Louisiana; and on the west by the plains of Oklahoma and Texas.
Arkansas has five major types of soil: the flat alluvial lands of the Delta, the fine silt and wind-deposited loess of Crowley's Ridge, the sandy loam of the forested Coastal Plain, the residual shale and sandstone of the Ouachitas, and the residual limestone of the Ozarks.
Arkansas' state park system is one of the finest in the country, preserving and interpreting special features of the state's scenic, historic, geologic, and archaeological heritage for this and future generations.
www.arkansas.com /things-to-do/history-heritage/facts.asp   (1774 words)

 Zinc & Lead
Zinc and lead ores are present in the north Arkansas district, which includes Boone, Marion, Newton, Searcy, and parts of Baxter, Stone, Independence, Sharp, and Lawrence Counties, and the mineral belt of west-central Arkansas extending through and including all or parts of Pulaski, Saline, Garland, Hot Spring, Montgomery, Polk, Howard, Pike, and Sevier Counties.
The zinc and lead minerals in north Arkansas are present in irregular bodies in limestone, dolostone, and/or chert beds of Paleozoic age, often associated with local structural incongruities.
In west-central Arkansas, the zinc and lead minerals are associated with quartz veins in folded Paleozoic sandstones, shales, and novaculite.
www.state.ar.us /agc/zinc&.htm   (1016 words)

 Zinc Arkansas Resource Guide, City or community of Zinc, Arkansas Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, ...
The distance from Zinc to Washington DC is 919 miles.
The distance to the Arkansas state capital is 112 miles.
Zinc is positioned 36.28 degrees north of the equator and 92.91 degrees west of the prime meridian.
www.usacitiesonline.com /arcountyzinc.htm   (187 words)

 ATSDR - PHA - Magnolia City Landfill, Magnolia, Columbia County, Arkansas
The potential for lead, chromium and zinc to migrate along a soil pathway may be further increased by the presence of acidic materials which may have been disposed of at the landfill.
Zinc is a metal naturally found in the earth's crust and is an essential nutrient required by the human body in low doses.
The level of zinc detected exceeds the USEPA Office of Water Regulations and Standards' Ambient Water Quality Criterion of 5 mg/L. However, this is a taste-based standard.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov /HAC/PHA/magnolia/mcl_p1.html   (5332 words)

 Arkansas Department of Economic Development - Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Arkansas enjoys the four seasons in moderation, and the longer spring and fall seasons provide a mild climate for the state.
Arkansas enjoys an average of 119 sunny days a year, averaging moderate temperatures of 40-45°F in January and 80°F in July.
The makeup of Arkansas’ forests is 42 percent oak hickory, 24 percent loblolly-shortleaf, 18 percent oak-pine, 15 percent oak-gum-cypress, and one percent of the total forests are other types of timber.
www.1800arkansas.com /info/index.cfm?page=natural_resources   (319 words)

 Rice Farming
He says zinc sulfate probably is impractical as a commercial treatment because it is difficult to dissolve enough in water to obtain the desired rates.
Zinc is one of a handful of micronutrients that rice needs in very small amounts in order to reach optimum yield potential.
Those call for zinc if the soil pH is equal to or above 6.0, the soil is a silt or sandy-loam structure, and the soil test zinc is less than or equal to 7 pounds per acre.
www.ricefarming.com /home/archive/zincseed.htm   (848 words)

 NRDC: America's Animal Factories - Arkansas
Arkansas has about 40 hog operations directly owned by corporations, in which case the corporation holds the permit and is responsible for any environmental infraction.
When Arkansas passed regulations governing hog farms in 1991, the rules were considered among the strongest in the nation.
Counties in Arkansas have the authority to pass zoning ordinances, but the majority of counties have not exercised their authority, according to the state Attorney General's office.
www.nrdc.org /water/pollution/factor/stark.asp   (3267 words)

 Echinacea -- What's Up With That?
One caveat on taking any zinc: While loading up on the mineral for a week or two may help whip a cold, large doses over long periods of time can weaken your immune system and lower your HDL ("good") cholesterol (see "That Zincing Feeling," April 1996).
The recommended levels for zinc are only 15 mg a day for men and 12 mg a day for women.
Zinc experts caution against taking more than 30 mg a day from supplements -- and that includes lozenges -- on a regular basis.
www.cspinet.org /nah/nah-ech.htm   (1612 words)

 Arkansas Memory Project: Research Paper
This research paper was written by Noel Tyler for the Junior English Composition class at the Arkansas School for Mathematics and Sciences during a research essay unit.
Rush was a true influence to North Arkansas and the buffalo River Valley.
In 1915, “3,209 tons of zinc [were] worth $795,832,” (Pitcaithley 302) After the war, and by 1924 only four tons of zinc was produced (Pitcaithley 303).
asms.k12.ar.us /armem/virtual_tour2002/NoelTyler/research_paper.htm   (1832 words)

One of the 11 Confederate States, Arkansas seceded from the Union on May 6, 1861 and was readmitted on June 22, 1868.
It's major commercial mineral resources are titanium, barite, bromine and oil, and also produces clay, cement, sand and gravel, marble, natural gas, silver, and zinc.
Arkansas also has numerous quartz mines and is home to the only diamond mine in America.
library.thinkquest.org /J003298F/arkansas.htm   (104 words)

 The occurance of dolomite; Rockhounding Arkansas
Pink dolomite is widespread in certain Paleozoic dolostone formations in north Arkansas.
Many of the abandoned lead and zinc mines in the Ozark Plateaus have pink sparry dolomite as the first or early mineralization which preceded the sphalerite, galena, and chalcopyrite deposition.
Attractive pink dolomite (the featured specimen came from a zinc mine near Rush in Marion County) samples can be collected in many of the old underground workings in north Arkansas.
rockhoundingar.com /minerals/dolomite.html   (341 words)

 ADH Announces Formation of Community Advisory Panel for Cancer Investigation
As part of its ongoing investigation into cancer concerns in the Prairie Grove community, the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) in conjunction with the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is testing air, water and soil samples from various locations in the community.
Lead was detected at a concentration of 0.00013 milligrams per cubic meter of air, and zinc was detected at a concentration of 0.92 milligrams per cubic meter of air.
Zinc was detected in concentrations of 0.017 milligrams per cubic meter of air and 0.012 milligrams per cubic meter of air in one fence line sample (adjacent to Muddy Fork Creek) and at 0.0033 milligrams per cubic meter of air at the edge of the parking lot.
www.healthyarkansas.com /news/pr_prairiegrove_update_042902.htm   (693 words)

 A visit to Zinc, Arkansas (AR)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The community of Zinc is located in Boone County.
Zinc can be found 11 miles [17 km] to the east of Harrison.
In addition, Zinc is located 67 miles [107 km] to the south of Springfield (MO).
www.roadsidethoughts.com /02/c02_5446300.htm   (283 words)

 Funny city names - unusual town names - funny town names   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism is in compliance with the Freedom of Information.
Calamine, in Sharp County, was a zinc mining town before and after the Civil War.
Arkansas Post, the first European settlement in the lower Mississippi Valley, was named for the Quapaws who provided the fort site in 1686.
www.arkansas.com /things-to-do/history-heritage/colorful_names.asp   (1552 words)

 Underground Ozarks Blog - rush, arkansas and the ku klux klan
As we made our way into Zinc, which is a tiny, almost-abandoned town that lies down a few winding dirt roads, everyone got to experience a bit of culture shock, since I was the only who had been there before.
I grew up in a small town, but Zinc was like another world compared to it, like the land that time forgot.
We all got out and waited around for the Arkansas guys' fourth friend to show up, but he was there in minutes.
undergroundozarks.com /blog/index.php/2006/02/22/rush_arkansas_and_the_ku_klux_klan   (1590 words)

 Zinc Profile | Zinc AR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Zinc, AR, population 76, is located in Arkansas's Boone county, about 67.8 miles from Springfield and 112.1 miles from Little Rock.
Through the 90's Zinc's population has declined by about 16%.
It is estimated that in recent years Zinc's population has been growing at an annual rate of less than one percent.
www.idcide.com /citydata/ar/zinc.htm   (52 words)

All significant silver mineralization in Arkansas is associated with hydrothermal lead-, zinc-, and copper-bearing quartz veins scattered throughout the Ouachita Mountain region.
In the early 1980’s, company exploration programs for zinc deposits in Montgomery County involved drilling and examination of cores of the Womble Shale and Bigfork Chert (both Ordovician).
There are no deposits of silver in Arkansas known to be of commercial importance, although silver may be potentially recovered as a by-product should mining of lead-zinc ores of the Ouachita Mountain region become economically feasible.
www.state.ar.us /agc/silver.htm   (649 words)

 A Watershed-Scale Approach to Tracing Metal Contamination in the Environment
The source of the trace metals in the sediments is readily shown to be from the Penn Mine by the close tracking of the primary ore metals, copper and zinc, with the distribution of lead as a function of distance downstream from the Penn Mine.
This conclusion is supported by the fact that the Pb-isotopic compositions measured in the metal-contaminated sediments lie on a mixing line between the Pb-isotopic composition of the unmineralized sediments and the ores from the Penn Mine (Church et al., 1997).
Approximately 95 percent of the labile lead in the sediments of the Arkansas River 50 km downstream from Leadville, Colorado was derived from the Leadville mining district (Church et al., 1994).
water.usgs.gov /osw/techniques/workshop/church.html   (2264 words)

 History & Architecture: Arkansas Historic Preservation Program
Elias and his wife, Caldonia Magness Barham, built a large, white two story house on this land.A geological survey of 1890 shows a map of the area with only one residence in the valley, and that was their house.
On January 4, 1904, the town of Zinc was officially incorporated.The legal description of the land includes all of the 60 acres that was originally part of the Elias Barham homestead.
Land plat dedicating the streets and alleys of Zinc, Arkansas for public use by the Sugar Orchard Mining and Realty Company and signed by D.W. Cave as Secretary and James L. Rogers as President.
www.arkansaspreservation.org /historic-properties/_search_nomination_popup.asp?id=462   (1031 words)

 Zinc, Arkansas (AR) population and demographics data - Sperling's BestPlaces
As of 2005, Zinc's population is 79 people.
Compared to the rest of the country, Zinc's cost of living is 36.00 % lower than the U.S. average.
The unemployment rate in Zinc is 4.60 percent (U.S. avg.
www.bestplaces.net /city/profile.aspx?city=Zinc_AR   (101 words)

 Ouachita National Forest - Minerals and Geology, Ozark-Ouachita Highlands Assessment: Social and Economic Conditions
In Arkansas, the quartz mining industry pays miners in the $7.50 to $11 per hour range, making these among the top wages paid in the rural areas where the mines are located (Coleman 1997).
Arkansas provides quartz used in modern watches, computers, and the fiber optics that help doctors see into minute areas of a human body.
In Arkansas, the aluminum and the vanadium industries actively recycle the minerals that they are known for internationally.
www.fs.fed.us /r8/ouachita/natural-resources/minerals/economic.shtml   (9205 words)

 Rush - Underground Ozarks
There is a place in the Arkansas Ozarks where men once dreamed of silver mines, toiled beside a gem of a river called the Buffalo to unearth countless tons of common zinc--and ironiccally won a gold medal for their efforts.
Few canoeists, who glide by only feet from what was once the largest city in northwest Arkansas, notice beneath the shoreline tangles of vines and brush the evidences of man's intrustion here.
This single mass of pure zinc carbonate weighed 12,750 pounds, and the mine owners were quick-thinking enough to realize its potential in terms of publicity.
www.undergroundozarks.com /rushom1.html   (2441 words)

 Arkansas - peridontal disease - gum disease - periodontal disease
Vita-Myr natural mouthwash and natural toothpaste are 100% natural products that fights gum disease and periodontal disease with Zinc and Folic Acid to gently assist your body's natural immune system and uses the ancient powers of Clove and Myrrh to purify and soothe bleeding gums.
We've blended the same beneficial ingredients found in our mouthwash, ZINC, FOLIC ACID, MYRRH and CLOVE, into gentle but effective toothpaste that whitens teeth, removes plaque and freshens your breath and aids in preventing peridontal disease.
VITA-MYR Mouthwash is an all-natural product with Zinc and Folic Acid to gently assist your body's natural immune system and the ancient powers of Clove and Myrrh to purify and soothe.
www.vitamyr.com /arkansas.htm   (273 words)

 Apartments for rent Zinc Harrison Arkansas, Zinc Harrison Arkansas apartment floorplans, and Zinc Harrison Arkansas ...
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Zinc apartment locating service is fast, free, and friendly.
zinc.harrison.arkansas.nationwideapartments.com   (225 words)

 Mining and Mines
The ore was a zinc blend and there was at the time of the visit, probably 1899 or 1900, a steam crusher and hoist and a hand jig.
In addition to the zinc and lead deposits there are many other mineral resources in the zinc regions that are untouched and almost unknown." Dr. Branner then goes on to list some of these minerals: marble, phosphates, iron, epsomite, niter or saltpeter, smithsonite, commonly known as "turkey fat", sulphur, tripoli and zincite.
In the 1892 Annual Report of the Arkansas Geological Survey by Dr. John C. Branner, State Geologist, mention was made of the minerals to be found in Marion County and among those mentioned was niter or saltpeter.
www.ozarkhistory.com /earlberrymines.html   (4359 words)

 Zinc Wire For Thermal Spray Coating, Metalizing Corrosion Protection and Cathodic Protection
Zinc Wire metalized thermal spray coatings using zinc based alloy wires are crucial in the manufacture of various electronic, capacitor, automotive, heat exchanger, tube and pipe products.
Formation of a zinc anti corrosion barrier coating that provides corrosion protection to both the coating and the steel from the environment.
Manufacturers of zinc anodes, zinc ribbon anodes, thermal spray metalizing, corrosion control, ac mitigation, grounding systems, deep drawn stampings, zinc wire, eyelets, cathodic protection, and more.
www.plattbros.com /anti_corrosion_zinc_wire.htm   (396 words)

 Effect of Zinc Source and Application Time on Zinc Uptake and Grain Yield of Flood-Irrigated Rice -- Slaton et al. 97 ...
Zinc uptake by tillering rice 14 d after flooding as affected by Zn fertilizer treatment, averaged across three Zn application times, and Zn application time, averaged across Zn sources, at the Rice Research Extension Center in 2001 (RREC01) and 2002 (RREC02).
Zinc mobility in wheat: Uptake and distribution of zinc applied to leaves or roots.
Effect of zinc on chlorosis and yield of rice grown on alkaline soil.
agron.scijournals.org /cgi/content/full/97/1/272   (4395 words)

 Welcome to The Platt Brothers and Company
Platt Brothers manufactures both zinc and zinc/aluminum wire used primarily in the thermal spray process.
Formation of zinc corrosion products that protect both the coating and the steel from the environment.
Galvanic action; the zinc coating corrodes in preference to the steel.
www.plattbros.com /t_index.htm   (250 words)

 Aquatic Toxicology - Colorado Division of Wildlife
Several factors have been identified as contributing to declines of Plains fishes, including altered flow regimes through diversions and impoundments, predation by non-native fish, channelization and simplification of riverbeds, and general loss of habitat.
We are investigating the impacts of two prominent urban and agricultural stressors, ammonia and endocrine disrupting chemicals, on native Plains fish species.
We are also collaborating with researchers from Colorado State University, University of Colorado, and USGS to specifically address how endocrine disruptors influence mating behavior, sex ratios and gonadal development of several Plains fish species.
wildlife.state.co.us /Research/Aquatic/AquaticToxicology   (843 words)

 Zinc, Arkansas AR, town profile (Boone County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Arkansas > All counties > Boone County > Zinc
Zinc is a town in Boone County, in the Harrison metro area.
Median rent in Zinc, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $156.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=262185   (666 words)

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