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The Resource Using applied geology to discover large copper and gold mines in Arizona, Chile, and Peru, J. David Lowell ; with an introduction by John M. Guilbert ; interviews conducted by Eleanor Swent.

Using applied geology to discover large copper and gold mines in Arizona, Chile, and Peru, J. David Lowell ; with an introduction by John M. Guilbert ; interviews conducted by Eleanor Swent.

Label
Using applied geology to discover large copper and gold mines in Arizona, Chile, and Peru, 1998
Title
Using applied geology to discover large copper and gold mines in Arizona, Chile, and Peru
Statement of responsibility
J. David Lowell ; with an introduction by John M. Guilbert ; interviews conducted by Eleanor Swent.
Inclusive dates
1998
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Topics covered include: Lowell and Currier pioneer family life in Arizona; working in father's mines during Depression years; Arizona School of Mines, 1945-1949; mine engineer for ASARCO, 1949-1951; geologist, AEC, 1951-1954; a year at Stanford University; exploration geologist, Ranwick, Southwest Ventures, Utah Construction, 1955-1959; independent consultant from 1960; discusses developing theory of concentric zoning of porphyry copper desposits, alliances with international mining companies; problems in business in Latin America, negotiations with Barrick for sale of la Pierina; associated with major mine discoveries: Kalamazoo extension, Vekol Hills, Casa Grande West,AZ; Escondida, Zaldivar, San Cristobal, Leonor, Chile; Los Pinos, Los Calatos, Paron, La Pierina, Peru
Note
Forms part of : the Western mining in the twentieth century oral history series
Is part of
Additional physical form
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available at the Bancroft Library.
Biography type
autobiography
Biographical or historical data
Geologist, miner and engineer.
Cataloging source
COP
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Location of originals duplicates
Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Label
Using applied geology to discover large copper and gold mines in Arizona, Chile, and Peru, J. David Lowell ; with an introduction by John M. Guilbert ; interviews conducted by Eleanor Swent.
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of an interview completed under the auspices of the Bancroft Library's Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
[12], xx, [1], 283, [1] p.
Other physical details
ill., col. port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45056048
  • ucoclc45056048
Terms governing use
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Label
Using applied geology to discover large copper and gold mines in Arizona, Chile, and Peru, J. David Lowell ; with an introduction by John M. Guilbert ; interviews conducted by Eleanor Swent.
Publication
Note
Transcript of an interview completed under the auspices of the Bancroft Library's Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
[12], xx, [1], 283, [1] p.
Other physical details
ill., col. port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45056048
  • ucoclc45056048
Terms governing use
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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