Lynx Creek Placer

The 'Lynx Creek Placer' 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: 
1986-01-0176
Resource Type: 
Document: Text
Theme Keywords: 
gold ores
maps and atlases
mineral resources
natural resource assessment
placer deposit mining
reports
topographic maps
Gold, Placer
Place Keywords: 
United States
Arizona
Yavapai County
Prescott Valley S - 7.5 Min
Doodlebug Diggings
Calari Dredging
Rock Castle Placers
Fitzmaurice Property
T14N R1W Sec 24 S2
Agua Fria physiographic area
Yavapai718A
Time Keywords: 
1920s
1930s
Start Date: 
1922-01-01
End Date: 
1939-12-31
Coordinates: 
Publication Date: 
2015-06-30
Contributor: 
U. S. Geological Survey
Colvocoresses, George M., II
Girand, James B.
Collection: 
G. M. Colvocoresses
Bibliographic Citation: 
Please cite by using: [a description of the item]. 1986-01-0176, G. M. Colvocoresses mining collection, Arizona Geological Survey.
Contact Phone: 
602-771-1601