Peg Leg Mine

The 'Peg Leg 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: 
1986-01-0216
Resource Type: 
Document: Text
Theme Keywords: 
geology
maps and atlases
metallic ores
mineral resources
mining and quarrying
natural resource assessment
subsurface maps
Copper, Oxide
Place Keywords: 
United States
Arizona
Pinal County
Grayback - 7.5 Min
Patented Claims Ms 2395
T4S R13E Sec 31 N2
Tortilla Mts. physiographic area
Wooley metallic mineral dist.
Pinal335
Time Keywords: 
1900s
1930s
Start Date: 
1907-01-01
End Date: 
1931-12-31
Coordinates: 
Publication Date: 
2015-06-30
Contributor: 
Berger, W. F. B.
Colvocoresses, George M., II
Solomon, Charles F.
Spier, B.
Stewart, Edwig T.
Collection: 
G. M. Colvocoresses
Bibliographic Citation: 
Please cite by using: [a description of the item]. 1986-01-0216, G. M. Colvocoresses mining collection, Arizona Geological Survey.
Contact Phone: 
602-771-1601