Swansea District and Mine

The 'Swansea District and Mine' file is part of the Walter E. Heinrichs, Jr. Mining collection. Walter was a graduated from the Colorado School of Mines in 1940. His early career was spent in Oklahoma and Texas. He was the co-discoverer of the Pima Mine in southern Arizona using geophysical techniques and went on to co-found the Heinrichs GEOEXploration Company in Tucson in 1958. Walter was active in several professional geological organizations and received numerous awards for his contributions to the profession.

 

Resource ID: 
2002-01-0197
Resource Type: 
Document: Text
Theme Keywords: 
image collections
metallic ores
mine drainage
mineral resources
mineralogy
mining and quarrying
reports
Copper, Sulfide
Copper, Oxide
Iron, Oxide
Silver
Gold
Iron, Micaceous Ox
Place Keywords: 
United States
Arizona
La Paz County
Swansea - 15 Min
Copper Prince
Signal Mine Group
T10N R15W Sec 32 SW
Buckskin Mts. physiographic area
Swansea metallic mineral dist.
LaPaz282
Time Keywords: 
1940s
1950s
Start Date: 
1943-01-01
End Date: 
1957-12-31
Coordinates: 
Publication Date: 
2014-12-15
Contributor: 
Collection: 
Walter E. Heinrichs, Jr.
Bibliographic Citation: 
Please cite by using: [a description of the item]. 2002-01-0197, Walter E. Heinrichs, Jr. mining collection, Arizona Geological Survey.
Contact Phone: 
602-771-1601
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