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Orvana Resources Corporation records
BANC MSS 2017/171  
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Alternate Forms Available
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Arrangement
  • Processing Information
  • Biographical / Historical
  • Scope and Contents

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: The Bancroft Library
    Title: Orvana Resources Corporation records
    Source: Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology.
    Creator: Orvana Resources Corporation
    Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS 2017/171
    Physical Description: 5.2 Linear Feet 3 cartons, 1 box, 3 tubes
    Date (inclusive): 1980-1996
    Abstract: This collection documents the mining activities of Orvana Resources Corporation in California, and San Bernardino County in particular. It includes geological, topographical, and claims maps; soil analysis reports; project reports, notes, and research material; aerial photographs; and some correspondence and legal paperwork. Material has been created by and for Orvana, or aggregated by Orvana from the activities of other mining companies, such as Billiton, USMX, Blackhawk Mines, Mother Lode Mining Company, Wind River Mining Corporation, and Atlas Precious Metals, Inc. Sites and prospects include several in or near the Sacramento and San Bernardino Mountain ranges in San Bernardino County.
    Language of Material: Collection materials are in English.
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Orvana Mining Company records, BANC MSS 2017/171, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Alternate Forms Available

    There are no alternate forms of this collection.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, November 28, 2012. Addition made January 7, 2013.

    Accruals

    No additions are expected.

    Arrangement

    Arranged to the folder level.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Lori Dedeyan in 2017.

    Biographical / Historical

    Orvana Resources Corporation is a currently non- operating subsidiary of Orvana Minerals Corporation, a Canadian gold mining and exploration company based in Toronto, Ontario, which is involved in the evaluation, development and mining of precious metal deposits in the Americas. Orvana Minerals Corp. currently has its principal operations at the Don Mario copper-gold-silver mine in eastern Bolivia, and the El Valle gold- copper mines in Spain.
    Orvana Resources Corp. was registered as a California corporation on 02/09/1987 and in Colorado on 08/14/1987. Both are now terminated. This collection covers a period of activity in California from roughly 1985-1995.
    Staff and affiliated persons who appear in the collection material include Skip Karns, John Squyres, and Steven Van Ert.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection documents the mining activities of Orvana Resources Corporation in California, and San Bernardino County in particular. It includes geological, topographical, and claims maps; soil analysis reports; project reports, notes, and research material; aerial photographs; and some correspondence and legal paperwork. Material has been created by and for Orvana, or aggregated by Orvana from the activities of other mining companies, such as Billiton, USMX, Blackhawk Mines, Mother Lode Mining Company, Wind River Mining Corporation, and Atlas Precious Metals, Inc. Sites and prospects include several in or near the Sacramento and San Bernardino Mountain ranges in San Bernardino County.
    Materials have been listed alphabetically by project location or subject title.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gold mines and mining--California
    Mines and mineral resources--California--San Bernardino County
    Copper mines and mining--California
    Mining corporations--California
    Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology.
    Orvana Resources Corporation