Sheep Tanks

The 'Sheep Tanks' 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: 
1986-01-0252
Resource Type: 
Document: Text
Theme Keywords: 
gold ores
maps and atlases
metallic ores
mineral resources
mining and quarrying
natural resource assessment
reports
subsurface maps
Gold, Lode
Silver
Copper, Sulfide
Manganese, Oxide
Barium
Lead
Beryllium
Place Keywords: 
United States
Arizona
Yuma County
Kofa Butte - 15 Min
Resolution Group
T1S R15W Sec 1 N2
Little Horm Mts. physiographic area
Sheep Tanks metallic mineral dist.
Yuma285
Time Keywords: 
1920s
1930s
1940s
Start Date: 
1928-01-01
End Date: 
1945-12-31
Coordinates: 
Publication Date: 
2015-06-30
Contributor: 
Hershey, Oscar H.
Joralemon, Ira B.
Colvocoresses, George M., II
Mills, Edwin Walter
Mining Journal
Collection: 
G. M. Colvocoresses
Bibliographic Citation: 
Please cite by using: [a description of the item]. 1986-01-0252, G. M. Colvocoresses mining collection, Arizona Geological Survey.
Contact Phone: 
602-771-1601
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