Quijotoa Placers

The 'Quijotoa Placers' 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: 
1986-01-0229
Resource Type: 
Document: Text
Theme Keywords: 
gold ores
metallic ores
mineral resources
mining and quarrying
natural resource assessment
placer deposit mining
reports
Gold, Placer
Uranium
Rare Earths
Thorium
Place Keywords: 
United States
Arizona
Pima County
Quijotoa Mts - 15 Min
Quijotoa Mine
T15S R2E Sec 12 SW
Quijota Mts. physiographic area
Pima301
Time Keywords: 
1930s
Start Date: 
1932-01-01
End Date: 
1937-12-31
Coordinates: 
Publication Date: 
2015-06-30
Contributor: 
Arizona Bureau of Mines
Ball, Louis R.
Colvocoresses, George M., II
Collection: 
G. M. Colvocoresses
Bibliographic Citation: 
Please cite by using: [a description of the item]. 1986-01-0229, G. M. Colvocoresses mining collection, Arizona Geological Survey.
Contact Phone: 
602-771-1601