Cochise County rocks!
From stalactites to stalagmites to gold, copper, and silver, Cochise County is rich in geologic finds just about anywhere you look.
From the explosive force of a volcano to water’s slow seepage through tiny crevices deep inside the earth, forces have shaped geologic wonders in Cochise County.
Cochise County, ranked as the third-highest gold-producing county in Arizona, has a very rich mining history. In addition to gold, Cochise County produced copper, silver, tungsten, and turquoise.
Looking for more information on mineralogy? Check out the resources below.
|1||The USGS Mineral Resources Data System provides mine location data for Cochise County and the entire U.S. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.||Visit|
|2||Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, and provides extensive mining and mineralogy data.||Visit|
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