Arizona Geological Survey goes live online with a mining review program

The Arizona Geological Survey will begin a streaming video magazine Arizona Mining Review.  Initially, this will be a monthly program.

The inaugural session will be Wednesday, January 23 from 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. (MST). You can watch it here:

AZGS press release says:

Arizona Mining Review – A live, online video magazine from the Arizona Geological Survey explores and reviews the state of mining in Arizona — its challenges and successes. From potash to copper to gold, from mineral exploration to policy development, we’ll invite experts from industry, academia, research, and politics to join us to discuss the current state and future of mining in Arizona.

In our inaugural broadcast, Lee Allison will be joined by Nyal Niemuth, (Chief of AZGS’s Economic Section) to provide an update and overview of mining in Arizona in 2013.

Wednesday’s Topics

Mining News & Update . Lee Allison and Nyal Niemuth explore Arizona’s mining landscape for 2013 and deliberate on the state of copper, gold, silver, and rare earth element (REE) exploration and mining.

2013 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. Featured guests Mark Ascher, President of the Tucson Gem and Mineral Society, and a representative from the Metropolitan Tucson Convention Visitors Bureau join Lee to preview the 2013 gem and mineral show.

Interactive Arizona Mining Maps. Janel Day (AZGS Data Manager) will demo new, online interactive mining maps, including an interactive map of Arizona’s industrial mineral sites.

AZGS asks for your thoughts!

Going forward we ask for your questions and comments to be addressed in the next episode. E-mail us at

Subscribe to the Arizona Mining Review listserve (subscribe at for regular reminders of upcoming episodes. And please share this invitation with your colleagues and associates.

 AMR will be recorded and available for later viewing on the AZGS website ( and YouTube channel (