Largest open pit mine | Morenci, AZ | Clifton, AZ

Largest open pit mine | Morenci, AZ | Clifton, AZ #arizona #coppermine #trains #mines #oldwest #navajo #familyvlog Hello again! We have another video coming at you this week. But first I’d like to reintroduce our family, we are the Curley’s: Melton, Drew, Tyrel, Miles, and Colter. We are Navajo from Chinle, AZ. Currently living in…

Read More

An Arizona gem: Inside the Four Peaks amethyst mine

An Arizona gem: Inside the Four Peaks amethyst mine With its distinctive deep purple color, Kurt Cavano knows the stones coming out of his mine are “really, really special.” He holds the claim to the Four Peaks Amethyst Mine, nestled in an area around 7,000 feet between the third and fourth peaks.

Read More

Potash Mining Video

Potash Mining Video Every plant needs three basic elements to grow nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. Potassium (K) is important to plants because it acts as a regulator. It helps plants efficiently use water, transfer food, and protect against structural stress. So where do we get the K in fertilizer that provides all these great benefits?…

Read More

Copper Mine Tour, ASARCO Mineral Discovery Center Tucson

Copper Mine Tour, ASARCO Mineral Discovery Center Tucson Copper mine tour at the ASARCO Mission Mine and Mineral Discovery Center in Pima county Arizona.The mission mine is an open pit copper mine 18 miles south of Tucson Az. That produces both copper and silver. It is 2.5 by 1.5 miles long and 1,200 feet deep.…

Read More

Inside the Resolution Copper Mine, 1.3 Miles Underground

Inside the Resolution Copper Mine, 1.3 Miles Underground Mar. 14 — There are deeper mines in North America than the Resolution mine but none with a single shaft this long. It is a 6,943 foot concrete barrel, 30 feet in diameter bored into the mountain of Arizona and took six years to dig. Bloomberg’s Matt…

Read More

Overview of the 2019 Arizona Active Mines Directory with Carson Richardson.

Overview of the 2019 Arizona Active Mines Directory with Carson Richardson. AZGS’s Dr. Carson Richardson describes the ‘Active Mine’ annual project to track mine activity and production in Arizona. The Arizona Mine Inspector’s Office collaborates on this project. The 2019 Directory of Active Mines is available for download: http://repository.azgs.az.gov/uri_gin/azgs/dlio/1916

Read More