Local geologist extraordinaire Dawn Garcia celebrated her birthday last night with a barbecue dinner for friends, neighbors, and co-workers at Tin Town, just south of the UA campus in Tucson. Tin Town hosts the most amazing collection of old mining, Western, and Arizona memorabilia you can imagine, along with thousands of other interesting objects the owners have collected over decades.
We get lots of inquiries and one recent one asked about the size of the proposed Rosemont copper mine in the Santa Rita Mtns south of Tucson. AZGS senior geologist compiled a map showing the size of the pits (brown) for the nearby P... Read Post
Gov. Jan Brewer has appointed Tucson geologist Erick Weiland to a two year term on the Arizona Board of Technical Registration, replacing Dawn Garcia, who stepped down after serving since 2005, according to the AIPG Arizona Chapter ... Read Post