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    • Mayer Onyx Quarry

    • Mayer Onyx Quarry
    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Geology -- Arizona -- Yavapai County. Mayer (Ariz.) -- Photographs. Mayer Onyx Mine.
    • The onyx found at Mayer is actually an onyx marble, a crystalline form of lime carbonate. Onyx was a popular building and accent material in Europe for centuries, and is now sought after in the United States. Striking one-of-a-kind sinks, as well...
    • Arizona Highways, May 2005

    • Arizona Highways, May 2005
    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 2005

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 ALL WHO WANDER
      04 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      06 ARCHAEOLOGY Devils Chasm Ruin Holds On to Its Mysteries: Only a few...
    • Arizona Highways, May 2009

    • Arizona Highways, May 2009
    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 2009

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including a look at Bisbee’s historic Warren Ballpark,...
    • Mayer Onyx Quarry

    • Mayer Onyx Quarry
    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Geology -- Arizona -- Yavapai County. Mayer (Ariz.) -- Photographs. Mayer Onyx Mine.
    • Demand for Mayer Onyx grew in the early 1900s. More than 1 million pounds of onyx were shipped in 1922. The onyx was made into lamp stands, jewelry boxes, church altar rails, tabletops and other ornamental items. In 1927, seven automakers,...
    • Mayer Onyx Quarry

    • Mayer Onyx Quarry
    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Geology -- Arizona -- Yavapai County. Mayer (Ariz.) -- Photographs. Mayer Onyx Mine.
    • Mayer Onyx comes in two varieties: Grand Canyon Onyx, with layers of brown, red, white and green; and Black Canyon Onyx, in black, gray, dark brown and white. It takes about one million years to create a foot of the stone. Each layer reflects the...
    • Mayer Onyx Quarry

    • Mayer Onyx Quarry
    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Geology -- Arizona -- Yavapai County. Mayer (Ariz.) -- Photographs. Mayer Onyx Mine.
    • One of the first speculators on the site was William “Bucky” O’Neill. O’Neill paid $150 for his one-third share of the mine, and shortly thereafter discovered that the site had one of the richest deposits of onyx in Arizona. In March of...
    • Mayer Onyx Quarry

    • Mayer Onyx Quarry
    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Geology -- Arizona -- Yavapai County. Mayer (Ariz.) -- Photographs. Mayer Onyx Mine.
    • Dynamite does not work when it comes to extracting the stone, it would shatter the onyx. Instead, workers today use a diamond wire saw. They drill three core holes, and then thread a diamond-studded wire through the holes. A machine turns the wire,...
    • Mayer Onyx Quarry

    • Mayer Onyx Quarry
    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Geology -- Arizona -- Yavapai County. Mayer (Ariz.) -- Photographs. Mayer Onyx Mine.
    • When the Depression hit in 1929, the onyx quarry was shut down. The quarry was dormant for over 70 years until it was reopened in 2003.
    • Summary of actions report

    • Summary of actions report
    • Arizona. Dept. of Financial Institutions.
    • Banks and banking--Arizona;
    • This title contains one or more publications. Other title: Arizona State Banking Department Summary of Actions Report for ...
    • Arizona Highways, March 2009

    • Arizona Highways, March 2009
    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 2009

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including a look back at Eleanor Roosevelt’s visit to...
    • Arizona Highways, March 2010

    • Arizona Highways, March 2010
    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 2010

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including a visit with Babe Ruth’s daughter, an olive...
    • Arizona Highways, July 2011

    • Arizona Highways, July 2011
    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 2011

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including a man whose name is synonymous with the town...
    • Arizona Highways, June 2004

    • Arizona Highways, June 2004
    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 2004

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP
      06 ENVIRONMENT: FOSSIL CREEK GOING WILD AGAIN By the end of December, this scenic stream in central-Arizona will revert to a natural state as...
    • Arizona Highways, May 1931

    • Arizona Highways, May 1931
    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 1931

      Contents:
      3. National Monuments of State Lure Vacationists.
      4. Do You Believe in Signs? by M.G. Holt, Sign Foreman.
      6. Oil Surfacing as Practiced in Arizona, by George B. Shaffer, District...
    • Arizona Highways, September 1931

    • Arizona Highways, September 1931
    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, September 1931

      Contents:
      3. Highway Patrol Gets Down to Business, by James M. Hall, Patrol Superintendent.
      4. Traffic Is Biggest Police Problem, by Professor August Vollmer.
      5. Arizona Sets Example in Copper...
    • Arizona Business Directory 1909-10 (Part 5 of 9) - Arizona Cities H-P

    • Arizona Business Directory 1909-10 (Part 5 of 9) - Arizona Cities H-P
    • Gazetteer Publishing Co.
    • Arizona -- Directories; El Paso (Tex.) -- Directories; Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Directories; San Francisco (Calif.) -- Directories; Denver (Colo.) -- Directories;
    • This section of the Business Directory covers the cities Heber, Helvetia, Hereford, Hillside, Holebrook, Holmes, Hooper, Hot Springs, Houck, Huachua, Hubbard, Humboldt, Hunt, Huron, Indian Hot Springs, Iron King, Iron Springs, Jerome, Jersey,...
    • Phoenix City Directory 1899-1900 (Part 2 of 7) - About Maricopa County

    • Phoenix City Directory 1899-1900 (Part 2 of 7) - About Maricopa County
    • Phoenix Directory Co.
    • Phoenix (Ariz.) -- Directories; Tempe (Ariz.) -- Directories; Mesa (Ariz.) -- Directories;
    • This section of the Phoenix Directory contains information about Maricopa County including description, agriculture, horticulture, irrigation, mining, climate, healthfulness, as well as more information on Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa.
    • Onyx Mine, Mayer

    • Onyx Mine, Mayer
    • Baer, Erwin
    • Mines; Mining
    • Onyx Mine, Mayer; O'Neill, Buckey (owner), Mayer, Joe (owner), Dougherty, Joseph (owner), c. 1890

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