Orizaba Mine

The 'Orizaba 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: 
1986-01-0209
Resource Type: 
Document: Text
Theme Keywords: 
geology
maps and atlases
metallic ores
mineral resources
mining and quarrying
natural resource assessment
news releases
reports
subsurface maps
Copper, Sulfide
Copper, Oxide
Gold, Lode
Silver
Place Keywords: 
United States
Arizona
Maricopa County
Squaw Creek Mesa - 7.5 Min
Belcher Pat. Claim
Orizaba-Southern Cross Group
Allied Mining & Smelting
T8N R3E Sec 29 W2
New River physiographic area
New River metallic mineral dist.
Maricopa640A
Time Keywords: 
1900s
1910s
1920s
1930s
1950s
Start Date: 
1906-01-01
End Date: 
1952-12-31
Coordinates: 
Publication Date: 
2015-06-30
Contributor: 
Allison Steel Manufacturing Co.
Allison, W. L.
Colvocoresses, George M., II
Consolidated Arizona Smelting Co.
Dunning, Charles H.
Gohring, W. B.
McIver, J. L.
Ross, J. B.
Smith, E. S.
Truman, J. K.
White, J. L.
Collection: 
G. M. Colvocoresses
Bibliographic Citation: 
Please cite by using: [a description of the item]. 1986-01-0209, G. M. Colvocoresses mining collection, Arizona Geological Survey.
Contact Phone: 
602-771-1601