King of Arizona

The 'King of Arizona' 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: 
1986-01-0158
Resource Type: 
Document: Text
Theme Keywords: 
maps and atlases
metallic ores
mineral resources
mining and quarrying
natural resource assessment
natural resource extraction
reports
subsurface maps
Gold, Lode
Silver
Place Keywords: 
United States
Arizona
Yuma County
Kofa Butte - 15 Min
Gleason
T1S R17W Sec 12 C
Kofa Mts. physiographic area
Kofa metallic mineral dist.
Yuma95
Time Keywords: 
1910s
1940s
1960s
1980s
Start Date: 
1918-01-01
End Date: 
1981-12-31
Coordinates: 
Publication Date: 
2015-06-30
Contributor: 
MacDonald, William A.
Colvocoresses, George M., II
Holmes, K. A.
Holmestake Mining Co.
Kittle, Charles A.
Knox, Oscar A.
Morton, E. D.
Norton, Frederic W.
Shipp, Otis
Collection: 
G. M. Colvocoresses
Bibliographic Citation: 
Please cite by using: [a description of the item]. 1986-01-0158, G. M. Colvocoresses mining collection, Arizona Geological Survey.
Contact Phone: 
602-771-1601
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