Arizona hosts a significant quantity of pegmatite mineral deposits that have served as commercial sources of beryl, feldspar, lithium, mica, t…
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Area faced water challenges.
Located on the northeast slope of the Bradshaw Mountains, 6 miles southwest of Humboldt on Galena Gulch, the McCabe-Gladstone Mine is a combin…
Early 20th-century reports sensationalized a great copper deposit at the now-defunct town of Courtland.
Mining district started with gold panning operations.
Total production of mercury from the Phoenix Mountains consisted of about 5,000 pounds.
A wooden head frame and a grate that covers a shaft more than 300 feet deep can be found near a trail.
Some stops eventually became bustling towns.
Powered by various means, machines made mining easier and more prosperous.
Harquahala Mountains had abundant gold, and water, too
Mining companies cashed in on area's potash, helium and more.
REEs are used in smartphones, computers, wind turbines and more.
Highly collectable specimens were found at site.
Miners dug deep to get to ore reserves.
Early explorers found vast caches of silver here.