27. Mining Activity in the Grand Canyon Area, Arizona

  1. Donald P. Elston,
  2. George H. Billingsley and
  3. Richard A. Young
  1. George H. Billingsley

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT115p0224

Geology of Grand Canyon, Northern Arizona (With Colorado River Guides): Lee Ferry to Pierce Ferry, Arizona

Geology of Grand Canyon, Northern Arizona (With Colorado River Guides): Lee Ferry to Pierce Ferry, Arizona

How to Cite

Billingsley, G. H. (1989) Mining Activity in the Grand Canyon Area, Arizona, in Geology of Grand Canyon, Northern Arizona (With Colorado River Guides): Lee Ferry to Pierce Ferry, Arizona (eds D. P. Elston, G. H. Billingsley and R. A. Young), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT115p0224

Author Information

  1. U.S. Geological Survey, Flagstaff, Arizona

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906423

Online ISBN: 9781118667057

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Keywords:

  • Gold and oil;
  • Mineralization ages;
  • Protection of Grand Canyon;
  • Silver, lead, and asbestos;
  • Uranium and copper

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Early Mining

  • Copper

  • Silver, Lead, and Asbestos

  • Gold

  • Oil

  • Uranium

  • Minerallization Ages

  • Protection of the Grand Canyon

  • Water