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Review 'Helvetia-Rosemont: Arizona’s Hardscrabble Mining Camp'
David Briggs tells a compelling story of the Helvetia-Rosemont Mining District in the Santa Rita Mountains of southern Arizona.
USGS Mineral Commodities Summary 2020: Arizona’s piece of the pie
Arizona's slice of the US nonfuel mineral pie is second only to that of Nevada.
When the ground comes tumbling down: Subsidence that accompanies block caving
The San Manuel copper mine of SE Arizona provides an example of ground subsidence that accompanies block caving.
Arizona Exploration & Mining: 2019 Perspectives
AZGS's Carson Richardson reviews Arizona mining and mineral exploration at AEMA Annual Meeting, Sparks, NV.
Preliminary evaluation of mineral resources of the Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage area

      In March 2019, President Donald Trump signed a public lands bill creating the Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage area encompassing parts of Santa Cruz and Pima Counties. This followed more than a decade of effort on the part of U.S.

Hudbay's Rosemont mine gets the green light

Hudbay hurdles final obstacle to initiate their mine plan operation at the Rosemont Copper Mine south of Tucson, Arizona.

Living Superior, Arizona: The life and times of a copper mining town from 1930 to 1950
The life and times of a mining town, Superior, Arizona, during the Great Depression, WW II and post-War years.
Arizona Mining Review: Touring Florence Copper In-Situ Recovery Project

“We are probably the most regulated mine in the state of Arizona”

 Dan Johnson, VP & General Manager of Florence Copper, Inc.

The men, mines, and geology of the Verde Mining District, Jerome, Arizona
Author, geologist, and mining historian David Briggs' new contributed report, ‘History of the Verde Mining District, Jerome, Arizona’, revisits the long mining history of Jerome.
We’re #2 in nonfuel mineral production in the U.S. in 2017
Arizona remains the #2 state in nonfuel mineral production in the U.S.
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