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New Report on Mining Region now available

Arizona Geology Blog: Mining History of Globe-Miami area, Arizona

David Briggs latest, 243-page Contributed Report, Geology, and History of the Globe-Miami Mining Region, Gila and Pinal Counties, Arizona examines, in fine detail, the economic geology, ore production, and mining history of the Globe-Miami area. https://blog.azgs.arizona.edu/blog/2022-01/mining-history-globe-miami-area-arizona

Key features of the report:

 113 Figures/illustrations. Includes geologic maps and geologic cross-sections, as well as historical images courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey, Mining Foundation of the Southwest, University of Arizona Special Collections, Arizona Geological Survey, Arizona State University Library, Library of Congress, Gila County Historical Museum, and Sharlot Hall Museum, among others.

  •  23 Tablesshowcasing historic copper production data from individual mines in the Globe-Miami area.
  •  TimeLine. A comprehensive, 16-page Globe-Miami historical timeline beginning in 1225 CE and ending in July 2020.

Download the report directly from AZGS Document Repository: http://repository.azgs.az.gov/uri_gin/azgs/dlio/2010 

Mike Conway

Arizona Geological Survey


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