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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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 ...
    • 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
    • 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
    • Onyx Mine, Big Bug

    • Onyx Mine, Big Bug
    • Mitchell, D.F.; Baer, Erwin
    • Mines; Mining
    • Onyx Mine, Big Bug, 27 miles east of Prescott, c. 1890
    • Onyx Mine, Big Bug

    • Onyx Mine, Big Bug
    • Mitchell, D.F.; Baer, Erwin
    • Mines; Mining
    • Onyx Mine, Big Bug, 27 miles east of Prescott, c. 1890
    • Group homes for the developmentally disabled by zip code

    • Group homes for the developmentally disabled by zip code
    • Arizona. Dept. of Health Services. Division of Licensing Services.
    • Developmentally disabled services--Arizona--Directories; Group homes for the developmentally disabled--Arizona--Directories;
    • 38 pages (PDF version). File size: 172.931 KB. "Tuesday, August 01, 2006"
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 2001

    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 2001
    • Schartz, Vijaya (ed.); Heathcotte, Toby (contest coordinator)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in the 2001 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Article/Essay, Novel, Poetry, and Short Story. This was the first year that Published Fiction and Published Nonfiction were added as categories....
    • 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...
    • March 17

    • March 17
    • Unknown
    • Mines and mineral resources--Arizona--Santa Rita Mountains
    • The Arizona Daily Star on this date in 1904 reported the discovery of a large body of onyx in the Santa Rita Mountains. The mountains, shown in this undated photo, are located southeast of Tucson.

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