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Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources


Federal (U.S. Government) Agencies concerned with 
Mining and Mineral Resources in Arizona

adapted from Circular 110, January, 2005

Federal Information 
Phone: 1-800-333-4636 
http://www.firstgov.gov/  The U.S. Governments web portal

Federal Building, Phoenix
230 N. First Avenue, 
Phoenix, AZ  85025

Federal Building, Tucson
300 W. Congress, 
Tucson, AZ  85701

 

Congress

Senators on the Web

Representatives on the Web

 

Arizona's Congressional Delegation

Senator John Kyl

30 Senate Hart Office Bldg, Washington, D.C. 20510

Phone: 202-224-4521 Fax: 202-224-2207

2200 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ  85016 

Phone: 602-840-1891  Fax: 602-957-2207 

7315 N. Oracle, # 220, Tucson, AZ  85704 

Phone: 520-575-8633 Fax: 520-797-3232

Senator John McCain

241 Russell Senate Office Bldg., Washington, D.C. 20510-2235

Phone: 202-224-2235 Fax: 202-228-2862

2400 E. Arizona Biltmore Circle, # 1150, Phoenix, AZ 85016

Phone: 602-952-2410 Fax: 602-952-8702

 

4450 S. Rural Rd., Ste B-130, Tempe, AZ 85282 

Phone: 602-491-4300

450 W. Paseo Redondo, # 200, Tucson, Az 85701

Phone: 502-670-6334 Fax: 502-670-6637

District 1,  Congressman Rick Renzi

2707 S. White Mountain Rd, Ste. E, Show Low, AZ 85901

Phone: 928-537-2800

418 Cannon Building, Washington, D.C. 20515-2315

Phone: 202-225-2315

District 2,  Congressman Trent Franks

7121 W. Bell Rd, Ste. 200, Glendale, AZ 85308

Phone: 623-776-7911

1237 Longworth House Office Bldg., Washington, D.C. 20515-0302

Phone: 202-225-4576

District 3,  Congressman John Shadegg

301 E. Bethany Home Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85012

Phone: 602-263-5300

301 Cannon Building, Washington, D.C. 20515-0303

Phone: 202-225-3361

District 4,  Congressman Ed Pastor

411 N. Central Ave., #150, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Phone:  602-256-0551 Fax: 602-257-9103

 

77 Calle Portal, Rm. B-160, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635

Phone: 520-459-3115 Fax: 520-459-5419

2465 Rayburn House Office Bldg., Washington, D.C.  20515-0304

Phone:  202-225-4065  Fax: 202-225-1655

District 5,  Congressman J.D. Hayworth

14300 N. Northsight Blvd., #101, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Phone:  602-926-4151 Fax: 602-926-3998

2434 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.  20515-0305

Phone: 202-225-2190 or 1-800-874-0467  Fax: 202-225-3263

District 6,  Congressman Jeff Flake

1640 S. Stapley Dr., Ste. 215, Mesa, AZ 85204

Phone: 480-833-0092 Fax: 480-833-6314

424 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C., 20515-0306

Phone: 202-225-2635 Fax: 202-226-4386

District 7,  Congressman Raul M. Grijalva

810 E. 22nd St., Ste. 102, Tucson, AZ 85713

Phone: 520-622-6788 Fax: 520-622-0198

1440 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515-0307

Phone: 202-225-2435 Fax: 202-226-6846

District 8,  Congressman Jim Kolbe

1661 N. Swan Rd., #112, Tucson, AZ 85712

Phone: 520-881-3588 Fax: 520-322-9490

237 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515-0308

Phone: 202-225-2542 Fax: 202-225-0378

Federal Agencies

ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS & EXPLOSIVES, BUREAU OF 

 www.atf.treas.gov/ 

U.S. DEPT.  OF JUSTICE  (Explosives Licenses) 
3003 N. Central Ave., # 1010, Phoenix, AZ 85012 

Phone: 602-776-5440

CORPS OF ENGINEERS, ARMY

http://www.usace.army.mil/ 

3636 N. Central Ave., # 900, Phoenix, AZ 85012 

Regulatory (404 Permit)  602) 640-5385, ext. 221 Fax: 602-640-5382  

Arizona Real Estate Office - 602-640-2016

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 

www.epa.gov/ 

Public Inquiries - 75 Hawthorne St., San Francisco, CA 94105 

Phone: 415-947-8000 Toll-free 866-EPA-WEST 

FOREST SERVICE

www.fs.fed.us/ 

Southwestern Region Headquarters 

www.fs.fed.us/r3/

333 Broadway SE, Albuquerque, NM 85102 

Phone: 505-842-3292 

Minerals & Geology Phone: 505-842-3275 

 

Arizona Zone Office - Minerals 

2324 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85006 

Phone: 602-225-5262 

Geologist - Karyn Harbour 602-225-5272 

Geologist - Mark Schwab 602-225-5266 

Environ. Engineer - John Gutierrez 602-225-5206

 

Apache Sitgreaves National Forest 

www.fs.fed.us/r3/asnf/ 

P.O. Box 640, Springerville, AZ 85938 

Phone: 928-333-4301 

ALPINE DISTRICT

P.O. Box 469, Alpine, AZ 85920 

Phone: 928-339-4384 Fax: 928-339-6357

CLIFTON DISTRICT 

HC-1 Box 733, Duncan, AZ 85534 

Phone: 928-687-1301 Fax: 928-687-1614

BLACK MESA DISTRICT 

P.O. Box 968, Overgaard, AZ 85933 

Phone: 928-535-4481 Fax: 928-533-5972

LAKESIDE DISTRICT 

2022 W. White Mtn. Blvd., Lakeside, AZ 85929 

Phone: 928-368-5111 Fax: 928-368-6476

SPRINGERVILLE DISTRICT 

P.O. Box 760, Springerville, AZ 85938 

Phone: 928-333-4372 Fax: 928-333-6357

 

Coconino National Forest 

www.fs.fed.us/r3/coconino/ 

1824 S. Thompson St., 

Flagstaff, AZ 86001 

Phone: 928-527-3600 Fax: 928-527-3620 

HAPPY JACK INFO CENTER 

P. O. Box 19664, Happy Jack, AZ 86024 

Phone: 928-477-2172 Fax: 928-477-2173

MOGOLLON RIM DISTRICT 

HC31, Box 300 Happy Jack, AZ 86024 Blue Ridge Office: 

Phone: 928-477-2255

MORMON LAKE DISTRICT 

437 S. Lake Mary Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 

Phone: 928-774-1147 Fax: 928-214-2460

PEAKS RANGER DISTRICT 

5075 N. Highway 89, Flagstaff, AZ 86004 

Phone: 928-526-0866 Fax: 928-527-8288

RED ROCK DISTRICT 

P.O. Box 300, Sedona, AZ 86339-0300 

Phone: 928-282-4119 Fax: 928-282-4119

 

Coronado National Forest 

www.fs.fed.us/r3/coronado/ 

300 W. Congress, 6th Floor, Federal Building, Tucson, AZ 85701 

Phone: 520-388-8300 

DOUGLAS DISTRICT 

3081 N. Leslie Cyn. Rd., Douglas, AZ 85607 

Phone: 520-364-3468

NOGALES DISTRICT 

303 Old Tucson Rd., Nogales, AZ 85621 P

hone: 520-281-2296

SAFFORD DISTRICT 

P.O. Box 709, Safford, AZ 85548-0709 

Phone: 928-428-4150

SANTA CATALINA DISTRICT 

5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road, Tucson, AZ 85750 

Phone: 520-670-7700

SIERRA VISTA DISTRICT 

5990 South U.S. Highway 92, Hereford, AZ 85615 

Phone: 520-378-0311

 

Kaibab National Forest 

www.fs.fed.us/r3/kai/ 

800 S. 6th Street, Williams, AZ 86046 

Phone: 928-635-8200 Fax: 928-635-8208 

NORTH KAIBAB DISTRICT 

430 S. Main Street P.O. Box 248, Fredonia, AZ 86022 

Phone: 928-643-7395 Fax: 928-643-7609

TUSAYAN DISTRICT 

P.O. Box 3088, Tusayan, AZ 86023 

Phone: 928-638-2443

WILLIAMS DISTRICT 

742 S. Clover Rd., Williams, AZ 86046 

Phone: 928-635-5600 Fax: 928-635-5680

 

Prescott National Forest 

www.fs.fed.us/r3/prescott/ 

344 S. Cortez Street, Prescott, AZ 86303 

Phone: 928-443-8000 

BRADSHAW DISTRICT 

344 S. Cortez St, Prescott, AZ 96303 

Phone: 928-443-8000 

Mineral Administrator - Vicki Clay 928-443-8013 

Geologist - Michael Smith 928-443-8014

CHINO VALLEY DISTRICT 

735 N. Hwy 89 Chino Valley, AZ 86323 

Phone: 928-777-2200

VERDE DISTRICT 

300 E. Hwy 260 P.O. Box 670, Camp Verde, AZ 86322 

Phone: 928-567-4121

 

Tonto National Forest 

www.fs.fed.us/r3/tonto/ 

2324 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85006 

Phone: 602-225-5200 Fax: 602-225-5295 

CAVE CREEK DISTRICT 

40202 N. Cave Creek Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85262 

Phone: 480-595-3300 Fax: 480-595-3346

GLOBE DISTRICT 

7680 S. Six Shooter Canyon Rd., Globe, AZ 85501 

Phone: 928-402-6200 Fax: 928-402-6292

MESA DISTRICT 

5140 E. Ingram St., Mesa, AZ 85205 

Phone: 480-610-3300 Fax: 480-610-3346

PAYSON DISTRICT 

1009 E. Hwy 260, Payson, AZ 85541 

Phone: 928-474-7900 Fax: 928-474-7966

PLEASANT VALLEY DISTRICT 

Forrest Road 63 P.O. Box 450, Young, AZ 85554 

Phone: 928-462-4300 Fax: 928-462-3446

TONTO BASIN DISTRICT 

HC-02 Box 4800, Roosevelt, AZ 85545 

Phone: 928-467-3200 Fax: 928-467-3239

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 

www.epa.gov/ 

Public Inquiries - 75 Hawthorne St., San Francisco, CA 94105 

Phone: 415-947-8000 Toll-free 866-EPA-WEST 

INDIAN AFFAIRS, BUREAU OF 

www.doi.gov/bia

Western Regional Office

Arizona Central Bldg. 2, 400 N. 5th Street, P.O. Box 10, Phoenix, AZ 85001 Phone: 602-379-6600 

Regional Director- Wayne Nordwall 

Branch of Real Property Management 

Phone: 602-379-6781 

Acting Area Realty Officer - Stan Webb 

Realty Specialist - Bill Titchywy

 

Navajo Area Office 

P. O. Box 1060, Gallup, NM 87305-1060 

Phone: 505-863-8314 

Area Director - Eloiuse Chicharello 

Branch of Real Property Management

Phone: 928-871-5938 

Realty Specialist-Minerals - Bertha Spencer

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE 

http://www.irs.gov/ 

210 E. Earll, Phoenix, AZ 85004 

Phone: 602-207-8031 Other than Phoenix - 1-800-829-1040 

LAND MANAGEMENT, BUREAU OF 

http://www.az.blm.gov/ 

 Arizona State Office

222 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004 

Phone: 602-417-9200 

State Director - Elaine Y. Zielinski Public Room: 

602-417-9200 Fax: 602-417-9556 

Division of Mineral Resources  

Phone: 602-417-9357 

Mineral & Renewable Resources 

Deputy State Director - Mike Ferguson., 

Group Admin - Al Burch 602-417-9221 

Mining Engineer - Ralph Costa 602-417-9349 

Geologist - Paul Buff 602-417-9225

Native American Minerals Program  

Phone:  602-417-9564 

Mining Engineer - Moon Hom 

Geologist - Charles Gaskill

 

BLM National Training Center 

9828 N. 31st Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85051 

Phone: 602-906-5500 Fax: 602-906-5555 

http://www.ntc.blm.gov/ 

Mineral, Realty, and Resource Protection 
Division Chief - Burrett Clay 602-906-5526

 

BLM Field Offices in Arizona

Arizona Strip Field Office

Administers Mohave and Coconino Counties, north of the Colorado River 

345 E. Riverside Dr., St. George, Utah 84770 

Phone: 435-688-3200 Fax: 435-688-3258 

District Manager - Roger Taylor 

Geologist - Ken Shurtz 435-688-3244 

Geologist - Roddy Cox 435-688-3263

Kingman Field Office 

2755 Mission Blvd., Kingman, AZ 86401-3629 

Phone: 928-718-3700 Fax 928-718-3761 

District Manager - Wayne King 

Geologist - Paul Misiaszek

Lake Havasu Field Office 

2610 Sweetwater Ave., Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406 

Phone: 928-505-1200 Fax: 928-505-1208 

Area Manager - Donald Ellsworth 

Geologist - Amanda Dodson

Phoenix Field Office  
21605 N. 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85027 

Phone: 623-580-5500 Fax: 623-580-5580 

District Manager - Teri A. Raml 

     Land & Mineral Resources

Field Manager - Michael Taylor 623-580-5500 

Geologist - Dave Eddy 

Geological Engineer/Mining Eng. - Matt Plis

Safford Field Office 711 14th Ave., Safford, AZ 85546 

Phone: 928-348-4400 Fax: 928-348-4450 

District Manager - William Civish 

Geologist - Larry Thrasher 928-348-4400

San Pedro Project Office 1763 Paseo San Luis Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 

Phone: 520-439-6400 Fax: 520-458-3559 

Assistant Field Office Manager - Bill Childress

Tucson Field Office 12661 E. Broadway, Tucson, AZ 85748 

Phone: 520-258-7200 Fax: 520-258-7238 

Field Office Manager - Shela A. McFarlin 

Geologist - Bill Auby 520-722-4289 

Yuma Field Office 

2555 Gila Ridge Rd., Yuma, AZ 85365 

Phone: 928-317-3200 Fax: 928-317-3250 

Surface Protection Specialist - Gary Rowell 928-317-3200

MINE SAFETY & HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (MSHA) 

www.msha.gov/ 

63 E. Main, # 303, Mesa, AZ 85201 

Phone: 480-649-5452 Fax: 480-649-5662 

NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 

www.nlrb.gov/ 

2600 N. Central Ave., Ste. 1800, Phoenix, AZ 85004-3099 

Phone: 602-640-2160 Fax: 602-640-2178 

 RECLAMATION, BUREAU OF 

 www.usbr.gov/ 

Lower Colorado Region Office

www.usbr.gov/lc/ 

 P.O. Box 61470, Boulder City, NV 89006 

Phone: 702-293-8411 Fax: 702-293-8614 

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 

www.sba.gov/az/ 

2828 N. Central Ave., # 800, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1093 

Phone: 602-745-7200 Fax: 602-745-7210

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 

http://www.ssa.gov/ 

1122 N. 7 th St., Ste. 100, Phoenix, AZ 85006 

Phone: 1-800-772-1213 

U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 

www.usgs.gov/ 

Tucson Field Office  

http://minerals.usgs.gov/west/tucson.shtml 

520 North Park Avenue, Suite 355 Tucson, AZ 85719 

Phone: 520-670-5500 Fax: 520-670-5113 

Scientist in Charge - Robert Kamilli 520-670-5576 

Physical Scientist, GIS - Karen Bolm 520-670-5544 

Economics Geology - Keith Long 520-670-5512 

Industrial Minerals - James Bliss 520-670-5502

 

Flagstaff Field Center 

www.flag.wr.usgs.gov/USGSFlag/USGSFlag.html    

2255 N. Gemini Drive Flagstaff, Arizona 86001 

Phone: 928-556-7008 (voice mail) 

This office has a library of U.S.G.S. publications and maps (excluding open file reports). These are not for sale but can be used in their library.

 

Water Resources Division 

http://az.water.usgs.gov/ 

1769 W. University Drive, Tempe, AZ 85281 

Program Manager - Bert Duet, 480-736-1093, ext 239 

Tucson Office 

520 North Park Avenue, Suite. 221 Tucson, AZ 85719 

Phone: 520-670-6671

Yuma Office - 928-782-6024 

Office Chief - Cory Angeroth

Flagstaff Office - 928- 556-7136

 

Mineral Production Information

http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/ 

USGS Minerals Information Assistance and questions: 

Toll free: 1:888-ASK-USGS 888-275-8747

 

Maps and Publications of USGS

http://pubs.usgs.gov/ 

Federal Center, Box 25286, Mail Stop 306 Denver, Colorado 80225 

Phone: 303-202-4700 

To order by fax: 303-202-4693 

Ordering online: http://store.usgs.gov/ 

Earth Science Information Center (ESIC

http://ask.usgs.gov/ 

U.S. Geological Survey Reston - ESIC 

507 National Center Reston, Virginia 22092

For information and indexes of USGS publications and maps -1-800-USAMAPS 1-800-872-6277

Tucson ESIC Office 

Arizona Geological Survey 416 W. Congress, Ste. 100 Tucson, AZ 85701

Phone: 520-770-3500 Geologist, 

ESIC Coordinator - Tom McGarvin 

For USGS publication sales and information. 

USGS Topographic map sales - Rachel Aragon

Aerial Photography/Satellite Imagery and Earth Science Information Center 

http://edc.usgs.gov/ 

EROS Data Center

4714 252nd St., Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57198-0001 

Phone: 605-594-6151 Fax: 605-549-6589 Toll-free 800-252-4547