The Mining Foundation of the Southwest is a non-profit organization based in Tucson, Arizona. We are working to educate the public about mineral resources and the mineral extraction and processing industries and to honor outstanding accomplishments in the mining industry. Read about our activities in the January Concentrates.The 35th Annual American Mining Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony, Banquet, and Fundraiser was held on December 2nd, 2017. We thank our 2017 Sponsors for their generous support of our educational outreach activities.
Interested in joining or renewing your membership in the Foundation? Join or renew with secure online credit card payment option, pay by credit card, by fax, or pay by check.
Read this fascinating history of women in the mining industry by Avi Buckles: "Nor must we forget the Woman Prospector" - Women in Arizona Mining Industry.
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