Data and Correspondence

The 'Data and Correspondence' file is part of the John E. Kinnison mining collection. Kinnison spent over twelve years with ASARCO. He was a consultant to the mining industry from 1973 to the early 1980s. He specialized in porphyry copper exploration in the Southwest U.S., but also worked in Mexico, Canada and the Western U.S., exploring base and precious metal veins and replacements, uranium, mercury, and gold placers. His professional work included management, target generation, ore reserves and mine evaluation. He had a professional history of general exploration, mine geology, sampling methods, surface mapping, extensive reconnaissance observation and mapping, and successful exploration for new ore deposits. The collection contains geologic reports, assays, maps, drill logs, correspondence and many published papers.

 

Resource ID: 
1995-02-0057
Resource Type: 
Document: Text
Theme Keywords: 
maps and atlases
natural resources
reports
Copper
Silver
Place Keywords: 
United States
Arizona
Pima County
Palo Alto Ranch - 15 Min
Leahy Group
T17S R10E Sec 27 SW
Altar Valley physiographic area
Papago metallic mineral dist.
Pima409
Time Keywords: 
1970s
Start Date: 
1971-01-01
End Date: 
1975-12-31
Coordinates: 
Publication Date: 
2014-10-08
Contributor: 
Collection: 
John E. Kinnison mining collection
Bibliographic Citation: 
Please cite by using: [a description of the item]. 1995-02-0057, John E. Kinnison mining collection, Arizona Geological Survey.
Contact Phone: 
602-771-1601