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Arizona Mining Review: Touring Florence Copper In-Situ Recovery Project

“We are probably the most regulated mine in the state of Arizona”

 Dan Johnson, VP & General Manager of Florence Copper, Inc.

AZGS hires an economic geologist
We are delighted to announce that the AZGS offered the position of Research Scientist in Economic Geology to Carson Richardson.
Granite Basin, Mescal Mountains – a recessive granitic laccolith?

The Granite Basin laccolith is located in the Mescal Mountains of the San Carlos Indian Reservation, 15 miles ENE of Kearny, Arizona. According to Willden (1964), the feldspar-mica porphyry intruded the Naco Limestone about 62 Ma. Locally, the Pennsylvanian Naco strikes northwesterly and dips about 25 to 30 degrees to the southwest. At the southeastern end of the laccolith, the Naco Limestone is nearly vertical and strikes to the northeast.

Talking aggregate with Eric Mears - AZ Mining Review #45

America’s infrastructure is built of sand, gravel, and crushed rock; collectively referred to as aggregate. And that is the topic of our 45th episode of the Arizona Mining Review - an interview with Eric Mears on gravel production and consumption in the Phoenix Metro area.

The men, mines, and geology of the Verde Mining District, Jerome, Arizona
Author, geologist, and mining historian David Briggs' new contributed report, ‘History of the Verde Mining District, Jerome, Arizona’, revisits the long mining history of Jerome.
Major Zn-Pb-Ag deposit of Santa Cruz County, SE Arizona
The Taylor Zn-Pb-Ag deposit represents a world-class mineral find.
Making US Bureau of Mines’ Reports Accessible at AZGS Document Repository

For 85 years, ending in 1996, the US Bureau of Mines (USBM) drafted and released 1000s of seminal reports on mineral resources and mining technology in the United States. The contents of those reports still have value. Unfortunately, access to USBM reports frequently proves difficult.

Arizona Mining Stakeholders Meeting - Brief note on AZ Mining 2017-2018
Mineral exploration and mining in Arizona shows great promise in 2018.
American Exploration & Mining Assn. - Advocating Mining
Arizona Mining Review interview with Bob Comer, President of the American Exploration and Mining Association.
We’re #2 in nonfuel mineral production in the U.S. in 2017
Arizona remains the #2 state in nonfuel mineral production in the U.S.
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