The property is underlain by the Ordovician St. Peter sandstone formation, the source of premium industrial silica sand ‘Ottawa White’ frac sand, selling into major US oil & gas and Industrial & Specialty end markets. Sandtown sits 3.1 miles from a highway; it has an active power line, and a rail system exists about 15 miles away.
Close-up of Silica Sand from Our Project
Location and Geology
Select Sands Corporation has entered into a binding letter of agreement for an option to acquire a 100% undivided right, title, and interest in an approximately 520-acre premium grade industrial silica sand/frac sand project, located in northeast Arkansas, USA. The property is underlain by the St. Peter Sandstone, of Ordovican age (485 million years ago). The St. Peter Sandstone Formation is considered a major source of premium industrial silica sand and also “Tier 1″ quality frac sand within the United States. This formation can reach a thickness of up to 150 feet.
The Arkansas project is strategically located to supply sand to major US oil & gas and Industrial & Specialty markets.
SITE LAYOUT SHOWING QUARRY PITS & FINES STORAGE AREA
MAJOR US SHALE ENERGY BASINS
ARKANSAS PROXIMITY ADVANTAGE TO MAJOR U.S. SHALE PLAYS
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