W. Noel McAunulty, Jr.
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
Length of Interview
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Interview with Enrique Gaitán Cortez by W. Noel McAunulty, Jr., 1995, "Interview no. 897," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.