Arizona Geological Survey Bulletins


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Published: 1951
This bulletin, which constitutes the second part of a general report on zinc and lead deposits in Arizona, is limited in scope to twelve districts, as noted on Figure 1 and pages 8, 9. The Arizona...
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Bulletin No. 158
Geological Series No. 19
Part II

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Published: 1951
For the past forty years Arizona has led the United States in copper production, and during the past several years has exceeded all other states in the total combined value of copper, zinc, lead,...
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Bulletin No. 159
Mineral Technology Series No. 44

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Published: 1959
The Study of rocks without the aid of a compound microscope or chemical analyses constitutes the science of petrology. The usual aim of a student of this science is to classify or assign names to...
Resource Identifiers: Bulletin No. 166

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Published: 1960
DURING LATE SUMMER, 1955, the writer spent a week in the western part of Arizona examining rare-earth mineral deposits in Mohave County. Occurrences of rare-earth minerals long have been reported...
Resource Identifiers: Bulletin No. 167

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Published: 1962
In response to the demand for a brief historical review of the mineral industry in Arizona, the Arizona Bureau of Mines issued in 1951 the publication titled "The Mineral Resources of Arizona...
Resource Identifiers: Bulletin No. 169

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Published: 1962
A map is a symbolic or pictorial representation of particular features that may be either natural or man-made and which exist throughout a given portion of the earth's surface or crust. This...
Resource Identifiers: Bulletin No. 170

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Published: 1963
Compressed air is a very important source of power in nearly all mines. In fact, no real substitute has been found for compressed air as a source of power for drilling holes for blasting in...
Resource Identifiers: Bulletin No. 172

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Published: 1915
The general function of the Arizona State Bureau of Mines is to conduct in behalf of public welfare the fundamental inquiries and investigations as will lead to increased safety, efficiency and...
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Bulletin No. 2
Economic Series No. 2

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Published: 1915
(Compiled from the United States Geological Survey Reports and Other Sources). ALABASTER (anhydrous gypsum.) Occurs in Superstition Mountains; near Pueblo Viego; near Sulphur Springs; in La Gila...
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Bulletin No. 3
Mineral Technology Series No. 1

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Published: 1915
There are four commercial sources of manganese in the United States, namely, manganese ores, manganiferous iron ores, manganiferous silver ores and manganiferous zinc residuum. The first three are...
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Bulletin No. 4
Mineral Technology Series No. 2

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Published: 1915
Molybdenum was discovered by the Swedish chemist Scheele in 1778. In 1782, Hjelin, a chemist of the same school, succeeded in isolating it by using the trioxide for its production. The pure metal...
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Bulletin No. 5
Mineral Technology Series No. 3
Second Edition

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Published: 1915
For many years the United States has lead all other countries in the manufacture and use of asbestos, drawing most of the raw material from Canada. Now, however, we are producing some excellent...
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Bulletin No. 8
Mineral Technology Series No. 4

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Published: 1917
·"The first thought which occurs to the uninitiated on hearing the word 'Tungsten' is almost certain to be of the latest form of incandescent bulb. The remarkable qualities of the...
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Bulletin No. 11
Mineral Technology Series No. 5

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Published: 1916
"A cement is any compound which, under certain conditions, is plastic, and under others develops tenacity, and can be used for holding together various materials." By far the most...
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Bulletin No. 25
Economic Series No. 9

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Published: 1916
The gypsum industry is a growing one, and will apparently continue to grow for some time. Producers report better trade conditions for 1913 than for 1912. In ten years the production has jumped...
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Bulletin No. 19
Mineral Technology Series No. 10

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Published: 1917
A special course in First Aid to the Injured was given at the University on August 6th, 7th and 8th. It was well attended by people from out of town besides several from Tucson. Those who attended...
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Bulletin No. 61
Safety Series No. 22

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Published: 1916
The matter of coal as an economic resource of the State of Arizona has received little more than passing interest, but it is a subject that is worthy of serious consideration. With the vast...
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Bulletin No. 17
Economic Series No. 6

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Published: 1916
Because of the fact that the greatest zinc smelting centres of the world outside of the United States are located in the war zone of Europe, the effect of the war on the spelter market has been...
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Bulletin No. 20
Mineral Technology Series No. 11

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Published: 1916
Antimony is a thin white and extremely brittle metal. It has been found in mineral waters, in coal and in river sands. However, it is too rare to be of commercial importance. During the six years...
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Bulletin No. 22
Mineral Technology Series No. 12

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Published: 1916
Bibliography of Arizona Mining, Metallurgy, and Geology. Citations are cataloged by mining district or county. 49 p.
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Bulletin No. 23
Economic Series No. 7

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