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Mineral Investigation of the Arrastra Mountain Wilderness Study Area, La Paz, Mohave, and Yavapai Counties, and Peoples Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Yavapai County, Arizona

Description: This report presents the results of a mineral survey of the Arrastra Mountain (AZ 020-059) and Peoples Canyon (AZ 020-068) Wilderness Study Areas, La Paz, Mohove, and Yavapai Counties, Arizona.
Date: 1985
Creator: Lane, Michael E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mineral Investigation of the Sierra Ancha Wilderness and Salome Study Area, Gila County, Arizona

Description: This report presents the results of the mineral survey of the Sierra Ancha Wilderness and Salome Study Area conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Mines. A combined summary report of work done by the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Bureau of Mines has been previously published.
Date: 1985
Creator: Light, Thomas D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mineral Resources of a Part of the Dos Cabezas Mountains Wilderness Study Area (Az-040-065), Cochise County, Arizona

Description: From summary: In January-April 1984, the Bureau of Mines conducted a mineral survey of the Lower Burro Creek Wilderness Study Area as required by Federal Land Policy and Management Act (Public Law 94-579, October 21, 1976). The Lower Burro Creek Wilderness Study Area comprises 21,700 acres in southeastern Mohave and Yavapai Counties, Arizona. Mines and prospects are located on deposits and (or) occurrences of gold, bentonite, magnesite, and agate in the eastern and southeastern part of the study area.
Date: 1985
Creator: Zelten, Jeanne E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mineral Resources of the Harquahala Mountains Study Area (Az-020-095), La Paz and Maricopa Counties, Arizona

Description: From summary: The Harquahala Mountains BLM Wilderness Study Area is in the Basin and Range physiographic province of west-central Arizona. The present study covers 24,735 acres of the 72,675 acre wilderness study area, preliminary recommended as suitable for inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation System in La Paz and Maricopa Counties, Arizona. During the winter of 1983-84, under authority of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (Public Law 94-579), the Bureau mapped and sampled mines and prospects in and near the WSA to determine the mineral resources present.
Date: 1985
Creator: Thompson, John R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mineral Resources of the Lower Burro Creek Wilderness Study Area (Az-020-060), Mohave and Yavapai Counties, Arizona

Description: From summary: In January-April 1984, the Bureau of Mines conducted a mineral survey of the Lower Burro Creek Wilderness Study Area as required by Federal Land Policy and Management Act (Public Law 94-579, October 21, 1976). The Lower Burro Creek Wilderness Study Area comprises 21,700 acres in southeastern Mohave and Yavapai Counties, Arizona.
Date: 1985
Creator: Schreiner, Russell A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ground-Water Monitoring in the Tucson Copper Mining District

Description: Abstract: Ground-water and tailings pond monitoring in the Upper Santa Cruz Basin Mines Task Force's Special Studies Area has been performed to determine the nature and extent of aquifer contamination from copper tailings pond's recharge in the basin. A monitoring program for each of three mining areas (Mines A, B, and D) was developed. Analysis of data shows that recharge from Mine A's ponds has caused increased hardness, sulfate and total dissolved solids in local ground water. However, pumpage in the area has controlled most of the water's movement. Pond recharge from Mine B has led to similar conditions, and the degraded water is moving towards a local public-supply well. Pumpage from Mine D's interceptor wells is controlling some, but not all, of the movement of recharge seepage from Mine D's ponds. Recommendations include the need for enhanced monitoring programs at each current mine site, development of a monitoring program for Mine C's area, development of water budgets for all mines, investigation of tailings pond compaction and sliming, establishment of mine closure plans for containment of recharged pond water, and the need for additional interceptor wells in several locations.
Date: July 1983
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mineral Investigation of the Lime Hills, Narrows, and Sand Cove Wilderness Study Areas, Mohave County, Arizona

Description: From introduction: During 1981 the Bureau of Mines conducted a field investigation of the Bureau of Land Management's Lime Hills, Narrows, and Sand Cove Wilderness Study Areas (WSA's), Mohave County, Arizona as part of a joint effort with the Geological Survey to make a mineral survey of the area. Surface workings and outcrops were examined and samples taken from rock sections that appeared to represent most of the mineralized area. Complete analytical results and sample descriptions are available for public inspection at the Bureau of Mines, Intermountain Field Operations Center, Building 20, Denver Federal Center, Denver, Colo. Part of the area also was examined and sampled in 1979 by L. W. Hamm, Bureau of Mines (Villalobos and Hamm, 1980), during a mineral resource study of the Paiute Primitive Area.
Date: 1983
Creator: Briggs, John P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department