Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources

NOTE: Effective July 1, 2011, ADMMR was consolidated with AZGS.
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About DMMR

Objective and Services
Hours and Location
Board Agenda and Minutes

Objective and Services

The objective of the department is to promote the development of the mineral resources of Arizona. This is accomplished through technical and educational processes, including field investigations, public seminars, publications, conferences and mineral displays; and by providing mining, metallurgical and other technical information and assistance to those interested in developing the mineral resources of Arizona.
In support of responsible mineral development the Board of Governors' adopted a new Position Statement in 2008.
The department's Equal Opportunity Employment Policy is available here.

The Department is a service agency and does not regulate or tax. The agency provides assistance that is tailored to meet the diverse needs of the public. The following is a partial list of services the Department offers.

  • Maintains a site specific data base of unpublished reports and maps that includes 4,000 mine files and a 10,000-record database of Arizona mineral deposits.
  • Maintains an information bank and reference library of mineral and mining information including a mine map library, (hard copy and microfilm), government publications, periodicals, and unpublished theses.
  • Produces publications in the form of mineral reports, annual directories, technical reports, mineral industry surveys, and information circulars.
  • Gathers and disseminates information on commodities and markets.

Hours and Location

Department Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 - 5:00
Closed for the following holidays:
New Years
Martin Luther King
Presidents Day
Memorial Day
4th of July
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving (closed Thursday only, open Friday)

Location - The department's mining information center moved in June 2014 to 3550 N Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85012.

Board Agenda and Minutes

Meeting minutes will be posted following their approval by the Board.

Date Agenda Minutes


July 15, 2010 - 4th Qtr FY 2010

Quarterly Meeting 4th Qtr FY 2010


July 22, 2010 Special Meeting

Special Meeting - July 22, 2010


October 18, 2010 - 1st Qtr FY 2011

Quarterly Meeting 1st Qtr FY 2011

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