Big Bug Placer

The 'Big Bug Placer' file is part of the Walter E. Heinrichs, Jr. Mining collection. Walter was a graduated from the Colorado School of Mines in 1940. His early career was spent in Oklahoma and Texas. He was the co-discoverer of the Pima Mine in southern Arizona using geophysical techniques and went on to co-found the Heinrichs GEOEXploration Company in Tucson in 1958. Walter was active in several professional geological organizations and received numerous awards for his contributions to the profession.

 

Resource ID: 
2002-01-0646
Resource Type: 
Document: Text
Theme Keywords: 
economic geology
engineering geology
gold ores
maps and atlases
metallic ores
mineral resources
mining and quarrying
natural resource exploration
placer deposit mining
reports
Copper
Place Keywords: 
United States
Arizona
Yavapai County
Poland Junction - 7.5 Min
T12N R1E Sec 6 NW
Agua Fria physiographic area
Ticonderoga metallic mineral dist.
Yavapai1033C
Time Keywords: 
1960s
1970s
Start Date: 
1962-01-01
End Date: 
1979-12-31
Coordinates: 
Publication Date: 
2014-12-15
Contributor: 
Collection: 
Walter E. Heinrichs, Jr.
Bibliographic Citation: 
Please cite by using: [a description of the item]. 2002-01-0646, Walter E. Heinrichs, Jr. mining collection, Arizona Geological Survey.
Contact Phone: 
602-771-1601