Great American Mine

The 'Great American 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: 
1986-01-0124
Resource Type: 
Document: Text
Theme Keywords: 
chemical analysis
maps and atlases
metallic ores
mineral resources
mining and quarrying
natural resource assessment
reports
subsurface maps
Lead
Silver
Gold, Lode
Place Keywords: 
United States
Arizona
Cochise County
Swisshelm Mountain - 7.5 Min
Heney And Alpine Tunnels
Apache Gold And Silver
Jaba Project
T20S R27E Sec 1 SE
Swisshelm Mts. physiographic area
Swisshelm metallic mineral dist.
Cochise144
Time Keywords: 
1920s
1930s
Start Date: 
1922-01-01
End Date: 
1938-12-31
Coordinates: 
Publication Date: 
2015-06-30
Contributor: 
Arizona Assay Office
Carpenter, Miles M.
Gracey, Arthur H.
Meteor Crater Exploration and Mining Co.
Collection: 
G. M. Colvocoresses
Bibliographic Citation: 
Please cite by using: [a description of the item]. 1986-01-0124, G. M. Colvocoresses mining collection, Arizona Geological Survey.
Contact Phone: 
602-771-1601
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