Glossary Mining & Geology Terms

JMG Porphyry Copper Model

JMG Porphyry Copper Model

Copper – Hay Mountain

Arizona Mining Permitting Guide (PDF)
What is a Porphyry Copper Deposit? David F Briggs  Jan 11, 2014 (PDF)
The Bisbee Group of the Tombstone Hills, Southeastern Arizona–Stratigraphy, Structure, Metamorphism, and Mineralization (PDF)
“The Legacy of Copper Mining in Arizona (Video)”  Arizona Mining Alliance, 2012
“Copper Facts” Copper Development Assoc Inc.
Skarn Deposits
Skarn Copper Deposits _ Copper Investing News (PDF)
Skarn and Skarn Deposits by Dr. Larry Meinert (PDF)
High Sulfidation and Low Sulfidation Porphyry Copper_Skarn Systems_ Characteristics, Continua, and Causes – 
by Dr. Marco T. Einaudi (PDF)
Science & Industry
Arizona Geological Survey  (Website)
Anatomy of a Mine from Prospect to Production (PDF)
United Stated Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Caldera Demonstration Model (Video) From the USGS, 2010
Why We Need Rare Earth Elements (Video)
Jack Lifton – USDOD & Ucore (Video)
Old Mine Tailings: New Mother Lode For Rare Elements‘Rare earth’ mineral could mean revival for Arizona’s minesRethinking  rare earth element potential  in ArizonaThe Uses of REEs Courtesy of American Elements (PDF)
Ames Laboratory to Lead New Research Effort to Address Shortages in Rare Earth and Other Critical Materials  
US Dept of Energy 1/9/2013
Rare Earth Elements Periodic Table (PDF)
Dr. Karen J. Wenrich, Research Geologist – Uranium
Uranium Mining in Arizona – High Grade and Safe 
LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON H.R. 644 – The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands of the Committee on Natural Resources – July 21, 2009 (PDF)
Recognition of Breccia Pipes in Northern Arizona (PDF)
By Karen Wennrich and Hoyt Sulphin (1988)  

Mining Associations

Arizona Mining Alliance (AMIGOS)
Southern Arizona Business Coalition
Arizona Rock Products Association
Arizona Mining Association
National Mining Association
US Department of Labor:
National Mining Organizations and Societies

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