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Investigation of Twin Buttes Copper Mines Pima County, Ariz.

United States. Bureau of Mines.

Investigation of Twin Buttes Copper Mines Pima County, Ariz.

by United States. Bureau of Mines.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesReport of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 4732
ContributionsCummings, J., Romslo, T.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21748195M

Twin Buttes was the first mining area in what is now the “copper mining district” southwest of Tucson. In the late ’s, it was the nostalgic get-rich scene of picking copper and silver from outcroppings and shallow deposits. This burro and pick axe reality lasted for some 25 years.   This is USGS Bulletin C, “Some Geologic Features of the Pima Mining District, Pima County, Arizona.”Published in , this is a pretty rare item these days. This publication consists of the page book and BOTH OF THE ORIGINAL MAPS, all in excellent Rating: % positive.

Ajo (/ ˈ ɑː h oʊ / AH-hoh; O'odham: Moik Wahia or O'odham: ʼOʼoho) is an unincorporated community in Pima County, Arizona, United is the closest community to Organ Pipe Cactus National population was 3, at the is located on State Route 85 just 43 miles (69 km) from the Mexican border. Pima County, Arizona • towns roods railroads waterways mountoins KILOMETERS SCALE , PARTANO 3 mi. —) Sahuarita Twin Buttes PIMA COUNTY i SANTA CRUZ! COUNTY MT. HOPKINS I ' Centuries Reseorch, Inc. Montrose Colorado Mt. WRIGHTSON '.

Abandoned open pit uranium mines in Wyoming also have formed pit lakes. This is relevant, uranium has been mined in Pima County at the Twin Buttes mine; therefore; uranium could be present in the waste rock in Rosemont area. Uranium-bearing formations are usually associated with strata containing high concentrations of selenium. View information about W Twin Buttes Rd, Sahuarita, AZ See if the property is available for sale or lease. View photos, public assessor data, maps and county tax information. Find properties near W Twin Buttes Rd.


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Investigation of Twin Buttes Copper Mines Pima County, Ariz by United States. Bureau of Mines. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Investigation of Twin Buttes copper mines, Pima County, Ariz. [Joseph B Cummings; T M Romslo; United States. Bureau of Mines.] -- The Twin Buttes camp embraces eight mines in the Pima mining district. The first mining claims in the camp are said to have been located inbut little mining was done until Twin Buttes is a populated place on the east flank of the Sierrita Mountains about twenty miles south of Tucson, in Pima County, after a prominent hill located next to the town, Twin Buttes was founded as a small mining town around and abandoned around Much of the actual town site is now buried underneath mine tailings, and all that remains is the Twin Buttes : Pima.

Inthe copper production from these early mines contributed to Pima County’s title of top copper producer in Arizona. Closed inthe Twin Buttes Mine was acquired in by Freeport McMoRan, which later carried out a drilling program to determine the size and quality of the deposit.

The Twin Buttes Mine is estimated to contain Keith, Stanton B. (), Arizona Bureau of Geology & Mineral Technology, Geological Survey Branch Bull. Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, Arizona: (Table 4).

USGS Twin Buttes Quadrangle topo map. Arizona Bureau of Mines file data. MRDS database Dep. ID file #, MRDS ID #M; and, Dep. ID #, MAS ID # To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal : Joseph B.

Cummings and T. Romslo. The Twin Buttes is a copper sulfide, copper oxide, and copper mine located in Pima county, Arizona at an elevation of 3, feet. Premium members have access to Google dynamic maps.

Please consider becoming a member. Copper Queen Mine (Queen Mine), Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District), Sierrita Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA: Ref.: Ransome, F.L.

() Ore deposits of the Sierrita Mountains, Pima County, Arizona, in Contributions to Economic Geology (Short Papers and Preliminary Reports), - Part IMetals and. Mining operation in the Twin Buttes area, Pima County, Arizona, subsequently leased or owned by Bush-Baxter, Glance Mining Company, Midland Copper Company, San Xavier Extension Copper Company.

In addition to its mines the company operated a boarding house castanoe. At the Twin Buttes and other copper mines in Pima County. Molybdic Ochre. At McCleary's molybdenite mines, Santa Ritas. $2 PIMA COUNTY, ARIZONA Molybdenite. Molybdenum sulphide, at McCleary's mines, Santa Ritas, in quartz gangue.

Native Silver. The Twin Buttes deposit is located in the Pima District of southern Arizona, some 10 km to the SSE of the Mission Complex orebodies and 10 km to the ENE of the Sierrita and Esperanza mines. The deposit lies within the Arizona-New Mexico Basin and Range Province, and the broad Walker-Texas Lineament Zone, just to the north of the projected Sawmill Canyon Discontinuity, as described in the.

Pima County, Az. Mammoth blue print map, approximately 27 x 66 inches. Folded, with a few short tears and separations along folds. About very good. Item # A giant and extremely scarce blueprint map that shows the route of the Twin Buttes Railway as it was proposed and surveyed in Construction of the railroad was completed inand it connected the mining town of Twin Buttes.

Mine Groundwater Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study, Tohono O’odham Nation, Arizona Mission Mine APP & Modeling Study, Pima County, Arizona Sierrita and Twin Buttes Mines, Pima County, Arizona Copper Queen Branch, Bisbee, Arizona Groundwater Resources Evaluation /.

Skillings Mining Review 6/4/77,P, Anamax Mining Co.'S Copper Operations At Twin Buttes Mine (Oxide Plant, Mining Equipment, Exploration) Deposit World Mining 5/77, P (Reserves, Mining Rate, Recovery Production Stats.).

A subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold has acquired the dormant Twin Buttes mine west of Sahuarita as part of an 8,acre purchase of land from the Park Corp. The $ million purchase took place Dec.

30 and was announced in Freeport-McMoRan’s fourth-quarter earnings statement last week. Mining giant Freeport-McMoRan has bought the long-closed Twin Buttes Mine site, near Sahuarita, for $ million and may mine it once again, company officials said Monday.

The Esperanza and Sierrita open pits are located in the Pima District of southern Arizona, some 12 km to the SSW of the Mission Mine Complex orebodies and 50 km WSW of Tucson (#Location: 31° 52' 18", ° 8' 17"W).

They lie within the Arizona-New Mexico Basin and Range Province. West and Aiken () quote Titley as suggesting the Sierrita Range is transected, immediately to the north-east.

Mining operation in the Twin Buttes area, Pima County, Arizona, subsequently leased or owned by Bush-Baxter, Glance Mining Company, Midland Copper Company, San Xavier Extension Copper Company.

In addition to its mines the company operated a boarding house, store, and railroad. | East 6th Street, P.O. BoxTucson, AZ The maps, reports, and other information and content on this website are provided as a public service for informational purposes only.

NI Technical Report Feasibility Study Updated Mineral Resource, Mineral Reserve and Financial Estimates Rosemont Project Pima County, Arizona, USA Issue and Effective Date: Ma.

Anaconda Co and Amer Metal Climax (AMAX) agree on June 27 to create Anamax Mining Co, partnership to operate and expand Twin Buttes open pit copper mine in Pima County, Ariz; Anaconda has. The mines of the Twin Buttes area are part of the Pima Mining District, 28 miles south of Tucson, AZ.

The first mining claims in the area date back to around however little significant production was done before In that year D.

S. Rose of Milwaukee organized the Twin Buttes Mining & Smelting Co. and acquired many of the promising.Mine Groundwater Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study, Tohono O’odham Nation, Arizona Mission Mine Aquifer Protection Permit & Modeling Study, Pima County, Arizona Sierrita and Twin Buttes Mines, Pima County, Arizona Groundwater Resources Evaluation / Exploration, Safford, Arizona In‐Situ Copper Leaching –Gunnison.The Pima mining district is in Pima County, Ariz., about 15 miles southwest of Tucson and is included in the Twin Buttes and San Xavier Mission quadrangles.

About 6 miles to the southwest lies the main mass of the Sierrita Mountains (fig. 1). This low, maturely.