Arizona Geological Survey Open File Reports


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Published: 1982
Willcox, Arizona, established in 1880 when the Southern Pacific Railroad was built, lies on the east edge of the Willcox Playa at the northwest base of the Dos Cabezas Mountains in the Sulphur...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-82-04

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Published: 1982
The Tucson basin, located in southeastern Arizona, underlies a rapidly growing metropolitan area. Because of Tucson's rapid growth and because it's economy relies heavily upon the...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-82-03

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Published: 1981
Stone (1979) reported the occurrence of 530 C water in a well on the northern Hassayampa Plain. On the basis of water and soil geochemical surveys and a thermal gradient survey she postulated that...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-81-25

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Published: 1981
The lower San Francisco River area lies in a "transition zone" between the Colorado Plateau and the Basin and Range physiographic provinces. Immediately north of the study area~ on the...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-81-07

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Published: 1980
The geologic history of Arizona can be found in the record of its rocks, the five periods of geologic time, the Younger Precambrian, the Older Precambrian, the Paleozoic, the Mesozoic and the...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-80-03

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Published: 1980
A minimum of twelve high sensitivity microearthquake instruments were operated for two week periods in the San Bernardino, Clifton-Safford-Morenci, and Springerville-St. Johns areas of Arizona...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-80-01c

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Published: 1980
Combining the results of standard chemical geothermometry techniques, chemical analysis of ground water and geologic mapping of large sedimentary basins, we have delineated areas in the southwestern...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-80-01b

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Published: 1985
These cross-sections and maps fulfill part of a project for the U.S. Geological Survey under cooperatiue agreement NO. 14-08-001-A-0092 (Geologic Characterization of the Basin and Range Province),...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-85-02

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Published: 1980
Four heat flow measurements in the Clifton, Arizona area are available for interpretation. Three of the heat flow measurements are detailed in this report. Reiter and Shearer (1979) reported the...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-80-01a

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Published: 1980
This text presents the results of the investigations for geothermal energy resources in the Springerville and Clifton areas of Arizona. The investigations focused on identifying potential...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-80-01

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Published: 1979
The IBM plant site south of Tucson, Arizona is favorably located for potential geothermal utilization using natural hot water. High temperatures were measured near the site during geophysical...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-79-18

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Published: 1979
The Hyder area consists of the Palomas Plain, Hyder Valley, and the northern portion of the Sentinel Plain, Part of the area is in western Maricopa County and the remainder is in Yuma County (...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-79-13

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Published: 1982
Alternative sources of energy will have to be developed as the availability of traditional energy resources continues to diminish. Arizona is supplied with geothermal reserves which could potentially...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-79-11

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Published: 1982
Alternative sources of energy will have to be developed as the availability of traditional energy resources continues to diminish. Arizona is supplied with geothermal reserves which could potentially...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-79-10

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Published: 1982
Alternative sources of energy will have to be developed as the availability of traditional energy resources continues to diminish. Arizona is supplied with geothermal reserves which potentially could...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-79-08

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Published: 1979
Hot (>30 degree C) water has been reported from the Safford area for at least seventy years. The most notable hot water occurrence, Indian Hot Springs, is located northwest of Safford near Fort...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-79-02c

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Published: 1979
Clifton Hot Springs are adjacent to one of two KGRA's (known geothermal resource area) in Arizona, the Clifton Hot Springs KGRA. Hot water up to 6l degrees C discharges from numerous seeps...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-79-02b

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Published: 1979
The "Springerville area," Apache County, Arizona (Fig. 1) initially was selected (Hahman, personal commun., 1977) as a site-specific target for geothermal exploration on the basis of: 1...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-79-02a

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Published: 1979
The principal research objective of this program is the development of successful economic exploration techniques for the location, evaluation and development of low-to moderate-temperature...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-79-02

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Published: 1979
This study focuses attention on Cenozoic sedimentary rocks in the Basin and Range Province of Arizona. The known occurrences of uranium and anomalous radioactivity in these rocks are associated with...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-79-01

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