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Sell mining collection

On July 2, 2014, the James Doyle Sell collection, which include more than 800 Arizona mine file records, was added to the Arizona Geological Survey Mine Site.

Nick Priznar

We were deeply saddened to learn that Nicholas (Nick) M. Priznar, well-known geologist with the Arizona Dept. of Transportation, passed away on May 16, 2014.

STATEMAP updates

STATEMAP is a matching fund program whereby State general funds are matched one-to-one with federal funds to support geologic mapping by the states.

US Route 89 Landslide, February 2013

The Arizona landscape is no stranger to landslides. The entire spectrum of landslide types – debris avalanche, debris flow, earthflow, creep, rock fall, rock slide, topple, rotational and translational landslides - are encountered here. 

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Minedata web portal

In April, the Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS) launched a new digital collection of Arizona’s mining history.

CO2 well east of Springerville - 1997

Eight drilling permits were issued and no wells were drilled through March 2014.