History of Vail, AZ

History of Vail, AZ. Written by Calvin Baker and edits by JJ Lamb. Used with permission. Vail is named after the Vail Brothers, Edward and Walter. They arrived in the late 1870''s. Walter purchased the Empire Ranch, and Edward started the Vail Ranch; both became successful cattle ranchers. They also developed a large silver mine operation with ...

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History of Vail – The Town Between the Tracks | Vail …

The Vail brothers gave Vail its name, but the community is better defined by the tenacity and entrepreneurial spirit of those that settled, stayed, and made a life there. Vail became a break-of-bulk site, a point of transfer for commercial activities: stagecoach travel, freighting, mining, and ranching throughout southeastern Arizona.

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Mine Tales: Pinal County''s Vekol Mountains had a premier …

2017-7-27 · By William Ascarza For the Arizona Daily Star. Vekol was a premier silver mine in the southwestern corner of Pinal County on the western side of …

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History of the Silver King Mine, Pinal County, Arizona

2015-7-16 · The Silver King mine was acquired by the Silver King of Arizona Mining Company in 1916. It briefly resumed limited production at end of World War I prior its final closure during the summer of 1920. Over life of this mining operation approximately 6.2 …

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Street Smarts: A total wreck of a hillside became a silver …

2014-7-2 · Vail invested heavily in the mine, building a mill and a 600-foot tramway that connected the mill to the mine. He also purchased a huge steam-powered hoist. A …

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Silver Queen Mine – Western Mining History

The Silver Queen Mine is a copper, silver, molybdenum, and gold mine located in Pinal county, Arizona at an elevation of 4,167 feet. About the MRDS Data: All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy.

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''SILVER CHIEF #2'' | Lode Claim in Mohave, Ariz.

SILVER CHIEF #2 is a closed mining claim in Mohave, Arizona. Ownership and use of this claim is overseen by the Bureau of Land Management''s Kingman Field Office under the serial number AMC262410. The last action for this claim occurred on January 14, 1998.

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Mohave County, Arizona Mines – Western Mining History

All 1,134 mines in Mohave County, Arizona. Blossom Group-Artillery Mtns. Western Mining History is your source for over 116,000 mines in the western states.

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This Abandoned Copper Mine In Arizona Is …

2017-3-31 · There''s nothing like stumbling across something unexpected out in the desert, especially when that something is hiding a unique secret. This mine in the Arizona desert was once known as the Copper Queen mine due to its …

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History

In 1905 a tunnel was excavated to mine the guano until it ran out. Next, a boom in Cave tourism was about to begin. Learn More. ... and got away with $72,000 in gold and currency. They hightailed it into the Rincon Mountains. ... Vail, AZ …

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Vail, Arizona Silver Mines | The Diggings™

Filter 162 silver mines by commodity, disposition, development status, and record type in Vail, Arizona. ... Antimony, Asbestos, Barium-Barite, Beryllium, and Cadmium mines located in Vail, Arizona. Filter By. Back. Commodity. Antimony (3) Asbestos (3) Barium-Barite (3) Beryllium (7) Cadmium (1) Copper (184) Dimension Marble (1) Fluorine ...

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The 10 biggest silver mines in the world

2013-11-18 · The copper-silver mine is one of the three mines owned and operated by KGHM in the Legnica-Glogów copper basin of Poland. Lubin mine has been operational since 1968. It is an underground mining operation extracting ore from the Lubin-Malomice deposit discovered in 1957. It is comprised nine working sections at a depth of 610m to 850m.

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Arizona Mines For Sale

Gold, Iron Oxide, Palladium, Platinum, Platinum Group, Silver, Titanium. Arizona, USA. Pinal County Placer Claims For Sale. 3.5 SQ MILES OF SURFACE PRECIOUS METALS PLACER CLAIMS. Some of the largest mines in America are in …

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Vulture City Ghost Town (Wickenburg)

About. his abandoned settlement nestled into the breathtaking landscape of the Sonoran Desert, was established in 1863 and developed to meet the needs of Arizona''s most successful gold mine. Vulture City''s population quickly rose to 5,000 residents. In 1942, the War Production Board ordered the closing of all non-essential mines to ensure ...

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Abandoned Arizona Mining Claim Updates | The Diggings™

0 abandoned mining claims managed by the Bureau of Land Management updated in Arizona. ... Mines. The United States. Arizona. Updates; Abandoned Arizona Mining Claim Updates 0 abandoned mining claims managed by the Bureau of Land Management updated in Arizona. Timeline. 2021 2020. 2019. 2018. 2017. 2016. 2015. 2014. 2013. 2012. 2011. 2010. 2009 ...

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Mining in Vail?

2008-4-1 · There is a proposed copper mine in the Vail, Arizona, area. This mine, Rosemont Copper Mine, has not yet been approved and comments from the public are currently being accepted. The proposed location of the mine is west of Highway 83 in the Santa Rita mountains. There were three public meetings held in rapid succession in mid-March but the ...

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Total Wreck Arizona – Western Mining History

Total Wreck was the name of the mining camp that was formed at the Total Wreck mine, in the Empire mining district of southwest Arizona. There were other mines in the district, but the Total Wreck was the largest producer and was …

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Railroad | Vail Preservation Society

Income from their mining interests provided the means to make additional land purchases, especially the Total Wreck silver mine. ... "Store of O. Schley at Vail Burned." Arizona Daily Star. Tucson, AZ. 23 May 1908: 8-8. Wallace, J. Southern Pacific Railroad Work Orders. MS1277. 13 Oct. 1899. Arizona Historical Society.

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Greaterville, Arizona

2017-7-31 · Pretty good recovery considering price of gold at the time. 0n March 17, 1875, the Greaterville Mining District was organized and this drew many more miners to start excavating the various gold bearing gulleys in the area. Many …

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Copper mine threatens biodiversity hotspot in southern …

2019-4-25 · The proposed Rosemont copper mine site, pictured, in Arizona''s Santa Rita Mountains, would include a pit a mile wide and 2,900 feet deep—and thousands of acres of waste rock piled several ...

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Arizona''s abandoned mine problem

2018-12-10 · At least 35 people have died and 22 have been injured in the estimated 100,000 mines in Arizona, only 19,000 of which have been mapped by state officials and fewer still have been secured. And officials worry that as more people move to and visit Arizona – many eager to explore the state''s long untouched lands – the chances of coming across one of these …

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Sierrita Copper Mine Near Green Valley, Arizona | The …

The Sierrita Copper Mine is a surface mining operation. Initial production took place in 1970. Mine operations consist of surface workings extending 500.00 hectares (1,235.53 acres). There is one known shaft. Subsurface length extends a maximum of 1,524 meters (5,000 feet). The mining method is bench (berm). Mine capacity in 1988 was 78020 mt ...

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Mining

2022-7-29 · We are the world''s largest producer of iron ore and nickel, and we also operate in other mineral areas. With investments in technology and logistics, we guarantee the efficiency, growth, and sustainability of our operations. Discover our performance in the following segments: Mining, Our main business. An essential activity for modern life.

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silver chief mine superstition mountains

Continental Chief Mine, Dyer Mountain, Horseshoe District, Mosquito Range, Lake Co., Colorado, USA : A former Ag-Au-Pb-Zn-Cu occurrence/mine located in the SW¼ sec. The Mountain Chief Mine is a gold and silver mine located in Boise county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,001 feet. Please consider becoming a member.

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ATV tour alone is $180.00 per person, 4-6 hours. Package mine and ATV tour is $200.00 per person, 8 to 10 hours. If you have your own ATV/UTV, you''re welcome to bring it and use it. Guided tours available if you have your own ATV or Side x Sides. Cost for guide services is $175.00 for 4-5 hour guide service. You will see some amazing sights ...

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La Paz County, Arizona Mines – Western Mining History

Western Mining History is your source for over 116,000 mines in the western states. Arizona Gold "Where to Find Gold in Arizona" looks at the density of modern placer mining claims along with historical gold mining locations and mining district descriptions to determine areas of high gold discovery potential in Arizona.

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Arizona Mining Inc / Wildcat Silver (TSX:AZ) | PARA

2017-4-13 · Arizona Mining Inc has claimed roughly 20,000 acres of public land in the Patagonia Mountains on the Coronado National Forest bordering their Hermosa property with plans for TWO mine projects, open pit mine and underground mine. The Hermosa Central project is a proposed 4,000-foot wide and 1,500-foot deep open pit mine for silver and manganese.

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History of the Mine

The Hilton Group of Mines, named after rancher H.P. Hilton and located 3 miles southwest of the Total Wreck Mine, were discovered in the 1870s and operated up to the 1960s. More than 1.65 million pounds of high-grade oxidized lead, silver and more than 300,000 pounds of zinc ore valued at $161,000 and were mined there, mostly between 1928 and 1948.

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Silver Hill Mine – Western Mining History

The Silver Hill Mine is a silver mine located in Pima county, Arizona at an elevation of 3,750 feet. About the MRDS Data: All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

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Active Mines in Arizona

2022-7-30 · INTERACTIVE Arizona Mines Map can be viewed as a web map here. Arizona typically ranks 2nd to Nevada in non-fuel mineral production annually in the U.S. mining industry. Mined mineral resources in Arizona (Fig. 1) range from metals, chiefly copper with minor production of gold, silver, iron ore, lead and zinc (Fig. 2), to a broad suite of ...

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White Chief Mine – Western Mining History

The White Chief Mine is a gold mine located in Mohave county, Arizona at an elevation of 2,451 feet. About the MRDS Data: All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in …

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Rosemont Copper Project, Pima County, …

Mine Life : 19 years. The Rosemont copper project is an open-pit mine located in the Pima County, Arizona, US. The project is owned by ''s subsidiary, Rosemont Copper Company, and is being developed with an …

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Big Chief Mine – Western Mining History

The Big Chief Mine is a gold mine located in Yavapai county, Arizona at an elevation of 6,240 feet. About the MRDS Data: All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in …

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Has the Lost Dutchman Mine Been Found?

2005-4-1 · In subsequent years, the Dutchman—as Waltz was called—worked both placer and lode gold mines in the region. Dozens of prospectors in the Superstitions attempted to follow him to his secret mine. ... Bob Schoose …

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Chief Group Near Vail, Arizona | The Diggings™

Chief Group Vail, Arizona. 32.0587°N 110.6350°W Overview Lead ; Location 1 Aliquots; Owners 1 Records; Physiography 1 Records; ... Esperanza Gold Mine . Gold commodity Site type Mine status; Pima, Arizona; 7.57 miles; Read More. ia Belle Mine . Copper commodity Site type Mine status; Pima, Arizona; Underground; 7.88 miles;

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Mine Tales: Nearby Empire Mountains home to 3 notable min…

Length of Tours and Prices. Mine tour alone is $60.00 per person, 3 hours. ATV tour alone is $180.00 per person, 4-6 hours. Package mine and ATV tour is $200.00 per person, 8 to 10 hours. If you have your own ATV/UTV, you''re welcome to bring it and use it. Guided tours available if you have your own ATV or Side x Sides.

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The largest pure gold and silver mine in Arizona is

2020-11-10 · The largest pure gold and silver mine in Arizona is expanding its resource. Nov 10, 2020. Guest(s): Ken Berry CEO, Northern Vertex Mining. SPONSOR CONTENT - Northern Vertex Mining (TSX.V:NEE) said last week it is in the middle of a massive 32,000 meter drilling program, …

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