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Overview. On 30 June 2016, the Arizona Geological Survey transfers out of State Government to the College of Sciences at the University Arizona.

Joe Dixon (ASLD) and Nyal Niemuth (AZGS) preparing our exhibit space at SME.

The Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS) was on hand and shared an exhibit booth with the Arizona State Land Department (ASLD) at this year's Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Annual Conference and Expo in Phoenix, Arizona.

The Harvard Collection at the Flandrau 2016

"Harvard is the granddaddy" of mineral collections, said Professor Bob Downs, Curator of the University of Arizona Mineral Museum, as he welcomed an overflow crowd of several hundred people to the unveiling of the American Mineral Heritage: The Harvard Collection at the University of Arizona’s Mineral Museum on February 5th.