Arizona Empire Copper Mines

The 'Arizona Empire Copper Mines' file is part of the G. M. Colvocoresses mining collection. Colvocoresses was a mining engineer and metallurgist in Arizona. He was General Manager of Southwest Metals Company, Humboldt, AZ. It acquired Consolidated Arizona Smelting Company by the end of 1921. In 1920, Colvocoresses was appointed receiver for Consolidated Arizona Smelting Company out of Phoenix. This collection is comprised mainly of his reports on field visits or submittals from approximately 300 Arizona properties and 100 more properties in the Southwest.

 

Resource ID: 
1986-01-0017
Resource Type: 
Document: Text
Theme Keywords: 
geology
gold ores
maps and atlases
metallic ores
mineral resources
mining and quarrying
natural resource assessment
subsurface maps
Copper, Oxide
Gold, Lode
Silver
Place Keywords: 
United States
Arizona
La Paz County
Black Peak - 15 Min
Empire
Belcher Group
T10N R18W Sec 21 NW
Parker physiographic area
Cienega metallic mineral dist.
LaPaz31
Time Keywords: 
1910s
1920s
1930s
Start Date: 
1915-09-14
End Date: 
1937-12-31
Coordinates: 
Publication Date: 
2015-06-30
Contributor: 
Atkin and McClure
Brooks, Edward
DeCamp, W. V.
English, Norris
Finney and Co.
Knox, Oscar A.
London-Arizona Consolidated Copper Co.
Welch, Harry V.
Collection: 
G. M. Colvocoresses
Bibliographic Citation: 
Please cite by using: [a description of the item]. 1986-01-0017, G. M. Colvocoresses mining collection, Arizona Geological Survey.
Contact Phone: 
602-771-1601