Arizona Geological Society

Short Papers by AGS Members


This page hosts informal short papers and articles written by AGS members. If you have something you have personally written that you'd like to share on Arizona geology, general topics of geological or educational interest, mineralogy, structure, or exploration/mining history among other topics, please submit to the AGS Secretary for consideration.  Please submit papers using Microsoft Word file format.  AGS reserves the right to review the submittal for appropriate content.


2017

Jan C. (Wilt) Rasmussen and Stanley B. Keith - Wulfenite in Arizona   


2016

David Briggs - History of the Copper Mountain (Morenci) Mining District, Greenlee County, Arizona

David Briggs - My Turn:  Arizona Geological Survey is on life support and needs the public's help

Sarah E. Baxter - Calc-silicate Alteration and Ore Characterization, ASARCO Mission Complex, Pima County, Arizona:   Implications for the Optimization of Molybdenum Recovery


2015

Carl Bowser - Origin of the Kramer Borax Deposit, Boron, CA

David Briggs - Superior, Arizona - An Old Mining Camp with Many Lives

David Briggs - Recovery of Copper by Solution Mining Techniques

Jonathan DuHamel - Arizona Geologic History: Chapter 1, Precambrian Time When Arizona was at the South Pole

Jonathan DuHamel - Arizona Geological History: Chapter 2, Cambrian and Ordovician Time

Jonathan DuHamel - Arizona Geological History: Chapter 3: Devonian to Permian Time

Jonathan DuHamel - Arizona Geological History - Chapter 4: Triassic Period

Jonathan DuHamel - Arizona Geological History - Chapter 5: Jurassic Time

Jonathan DuHamel - Arizona Geological History - Chapter 6, Cretaceous Period

Jonathan DuHamel - Arizona Geological History - Chapter 7: The Cenozoic Era

Jan Rasmussen - Arizona Mineralization through Geologic Time

David Briggs - History of the Warren (Bisbee) Mining District


2014

David Briggs - What is a Porphyry Copper Deposit?

David Briggs - Supergene Enrichment - How Natural Processes have Transformed Low Grade Copper Mineralization into Economic Ores

David Briggs - History of the Florence Copper Deposit, Pinal County, Arizona

David Briggs - History of Helvetia-Rosemont Mining District, Pima County, Arizona

David Briggs - History of the San Manuel-Kalamazoo Mine, Pinal County, Arizona


2013

David Briggs - Discovery of Pima-Mission Copper Mine, Pima County, Arizona

David Briggs - How Copper Ore is Transformed into Products You Use Everyday

Richard D. Jones - The 1990 Karpa Spring Fiasco in Western Australia, A Possible Link to the Bre-X Debacle

 

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