Interviewer

W. Noel McAunulty, Jr.

Project

Mining in Mexico

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Independent operator of mines throughout northern Mexico for more than fifty years.

Summary of Interview

Part of Mining in Mexico Oral History Project; recounts early experiences of operating gold mine at Minillas, Durango, mercury mines at Atontonilco, Zacatecas, and Nuevo Mercurio, Zacatecas, and antimony mines at Tanger and Pacheco, Zacatecas; first flotation mill at Velardeña, Durango; Mexican government agency Comisión de Fomento Minero; mining property selection; decline of independent miners.

Date of Interview

9-20-1995

Length of Interview

45 minutes

Tape Number

No. 897

Transcript Number

No. 897

Length of Transcript

21 pages

Interview Number

No. 897

Terms of Use

Unrestricted

Comments

Interview in Spanish.

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