Poston Butte - Blackwater - Porphyry Copper - General

The 'Poston Butte - Blackwater - Porphyry Copper - General' file is part of the John E. Kinnison mining collection. Kinnison spent over twelve years with ASARCO. He was a consultant to the mining industry from 1973 to the early 1980s. He specialized in porphyry copper exploration in the Southwest U.S., but also worked in Mexico, Canada and the Western U.S., exploring base and precious metal veins and replacements, uranium, mercury, and gold placers. His professional work included management, target generation, ore reserves and mine evaluation. He had a professional history of general exploration, mine geology, sampling methods, surface mapping, extensive reconnaissance observation and mapping, and successful exploration for new ore deposits. The collection contains geologic reports, assays, maps, drill logs, correspondence and many published papers.

 

Resource ID: 
1995-02-0103
Resource Type: 
Document: Text
Theme Keywords: 
drilling and coring
maps and atlases
reports
Copper, Sulfide
Copper, Oxides
Sand And Gravel
Place Keywords: 
United States
Arizona
Pinal County
Florence - 7.5 Min
Aztec Exp. And Devel Co.
Florence Conoco
Continental Oil Co. Project
Florence Copper Co.
Bhp Copper Florence Project
T4S R9E Sec 33 NW
Florence physiographic area
Poston Butte metallic mineral dist.
Pinal296
Time Keywords: 
1960s
1970s
1980s
Start Date: 
1960-01-01
End Date: 
1988-12-31
Coordinates: 
Publication Date: 
2014-10-08
Contributor: 
Collection: 
John E. Kinnison mining collection
Bibliographic Citation: 
Please cite by using: [a description of the item]. 1995-02-0103, John E. Kinnison mining collection, Arizona Geological Survey.
Contact Phone: 
602-771-1601