Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources


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Published: 1997
Annual mining reports of the Arizona Dept. of Mines and Mineral Resources, 1997-2007.
Resource Identifiers: Annual Mining Review

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Published: 1974
Arizona has been a leading copper producer for the past half century. In most years, copper produced in Arizona accounts for more than 60% of all U.S. copper. The Primary Copper Industry of Arizona...

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Published: 2004
Update of mining of mineral resources in the state of Arizona. Also contains the production and rates of these mineral resources.

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Published: 2002
Update of resources mined in the state of Arizona. Also the status of the resources compared to other states in the US.

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Published: 2002
Statewide map of Arizona showing major mineral production site for 2002.

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Published: 2007
A phenomenal rise in copper price resulted in a record value of $6.7 billion of mineral production for Arizona. That value ranked Arizona first in the nation according to preliminary data released...

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Published: 2010
Map of Arizona showing the location of major mines as of July 2010.
Resource Identifiers: Arizona Major Mines 2010

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Published: 2002
“A gold miner is a liar standing next to a hole in the ground.” The quote, traditionally misattributed to Mark Twain,1 defines the experience of the many investors who have lost money in dubious...
Resource Identifiers: ADMMR OFR-02-20

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Published: 2008
As it has for many years, Arizona ranked first in nonfuel mineral production in the U.S. in 2007 with a production value of $7.58 billion according to preliminary unpublished figures of the USGS and...

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Published: 2004
This report, a companion to Open File Report 90-5, Publications of the department of Mines and Mineral Resources from 1939 to 1990, is a serial listing of the publications of the Department from...

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Published: 2006
The Southwest is the United States’ richest storehouse of metals and industrial minerals and is likely to remain so for many years. Arizona ranked first in mineral production in the US in 2005 with...
Resource Identifiers: ADMMR OFR-06-23

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Published: 2008
to remain so for many years. Arizona ranked first in mineral production in the US in 2006 with a production value of $6.7 billion according to preliminary unpublished figures of the USGS. Arizona...
Resource Identifiers: ADMMR OFR 07-24

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Published: 2009
Contact list for County agencies concerned with mining and mineral resources in Arizona. 3 p.
Resource Identifiers: ADMMR Circular 132

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Published: 2009
Contact list for State agencies concerned with mining and mineral resources in Arizona. 4 p.
Resource Identifiers: ADMMR Circular 131

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Published: 2009
Contact information of federal agencies concerned with mining and mineral resources in Arizona - 5 p.
Resource Identifiers: ADMMR Circular 130

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Published: 2009
Mining entails the extraction of valuable minerals and geologic materials from the earth for the benefit of mankind. As homo sapiens have evolved, they have depended on two basic industries: mining...
Resource Identifiers: ADMMR Special Report 24

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Published: 2009
This report summarizes the results of an economic impact analysis of the Rosemont Copper Project, an open-pit mining operation to be developed on a 15,000 acre site in Pima County about 30 miles...
Resource Identifiers: ADMMR Special Report 26

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Published: 2010
Arizona has the best copper deposits in the United States, and produces more of the red metal than most countries except Chile and Peru. All mining needs water for mining and processing and copper...
Resource Identifiers: ADMMR Special Report 29

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Published: 2011
The intent of this publication is to provide individuals and companies anticipating mineral exploration or mining in Arizona with a clear picture of the permitting process. This document is an...

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