Big Jim Mine

The 'Big Jim Mine' 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: 
1986-01-0029
Resource Type: 
Document: Text
Theme Keywords: 
gold ores
maps and atlases
mining and quarrying
natural resource assessment
reports
subsurface maps
Gold, Lode
Silver
Place Keywords: 
United States
Arizona
Mohave County
Oatman - 7.5 Min
Argo
Bald Eagle Shaft
Ben Harrison
Big Jim Aztec
Black Eagle Ore Body
Tip Top Ore Body
Blue Ridge Gold Mines
Grey Eagle Shaft
Morning Star
Olla Oatman Shaft
Pasadena Mine
Rising Sun
Red Cloud
Hacks Mill
T19N R20W Sec 23 N2
Southern Black Mts. (Mo) physiographic area
Oatman metallic mineral dist.
Mohave34B
Time Keywords: 
1930s
Start Date: 
1932-01-01
End Date: 
1935-12-31
Coordinates: 
Publication Date: 
2015-06-30
Contributor: 
Johnson, C. H.
U. S. Bureau of Mines
Big Jim Mines, Inc.
Colvocoresses, George M., II
Collection: 
G. M. Colvocoresses
Bibliographic Citation: 
Please cite by using: [a description of the item]. 1986-01-0029, G. M. Colvocoresses mining collection, Arizona Geological Survey.
Contact Phone: 
602-771-1601