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Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources Maps collection

Collection of maps from Arizona

Dates

Start Date
1880
End Date
2010

Summary

The Arizona Department of Mines and Minerals operated from 1940 to 2011 to promote the development of Arizona's mineral resources through technical and educational processes. This collection mainly consists of large maps that were flat or rolled upon arrival at ADMMR. Maps that were interfiled in reports remain with their respective collections. Many of these maps were the original drawings from field investigations of the U.S. Bureau of Mines. Reduced or slightly modified versions are often found reproduced in U.S. Bureau of Mines reports describing Arizona’s mineral resources organized by commodity or mineral district. The maps reflect the changing nature of mining and exploration in Arizona during the Twentieth Century. Most maps [...]

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Contacts

Material Request Instructions

Organization Name: Arizona Geological Survey
Person Name: Mining records curator
Street Address: 1520 West Adams St
City: Phoenix
Postal Code: 85007
Country: USA
Phone: 602-771-1601
Email: inquiries@azgs.az.gov
Link: http://www.azgs.az.gov

As items in this collection are fully cataloged and digitized, they will be made available online. Until that time, the physical files are viewable in our office. Appointments are encouraged.

Purpose

These collections are made accessible for purposes of education and research.

Rights

Property rights reside with the Arizona Geological Survey. Literary rights are generally retained by the creators of the records and their heirs.

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Communities

  • NGGDPP - National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program

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Provenance

Additional Information

NGGDPP Collection Extension

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Reference (Reference, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
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Derived and Indirect Geoscience Data (Derived and Indirect Geoscience Data, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/type)
collectionCategories
Maps (Maps, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/category)
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Professional Researchers (Professional Researchers, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/userGroup)
Other Government Agencies (Other Government Agencies, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/userGroup)
unitMaps (Maps, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/unit)
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