Arizona Geological Survey Open File Reports


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Published: 1998
This map depicts both the bedrock geology and the general ages and distribution of Late Tertiary and Quaternary surficial deposits in the Maverick Mountain Quadrangle (see Figure 1). Mapping of the...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-98-14

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Published: 1998
The Boulder Mountain quadrangle is centered on the northwest side of the southern Mazatzal Mountains. It includes the area from the ridge-line westward to State Route 87 and the area between the...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-98-15

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Published: 1998
The purpose of this study is to provide detailed geologic information about the area between Pinal Creek and Pinto Creek, north of Globe, to facilitate the relocation of State Highway 88. The map...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-98-01

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Published: 1998
The Humboldt Mountain Quadrangle is located at the north edge of the Phoenix metropolitan area northeast of and adjacent to the town of Cave Creek, Arizona. The quadrangle straddles the...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-98-11

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Published: 1998
Plate 1 of this report shows the orientation of layering in rocks exposed in the San Carlos-Safford-Duncan nonpoint-source management area. The map is a compilation of geologic data from a variety...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-98-08

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Published: 1998
AZGS staff prepare and provide geologic maps, reports, and related information to interested or concerned citizens, governmental agencies, businesses, legislators and committee staff, teachers, and...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-98-28

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Published: 1998
Hell Canyon and Sycamore Canyon are major ungaged tributaries in the upper Verde River basin of central Arizona. Gage data imply that the record discharge of 1507 ems on February 20, 1993 at the...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-98-05

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Published: 1998
The San Carlos-Safford-Duncan Nonpoint-Source Management Zone (Figure 1) is known to contain significant quantities of geothermal energy resources. Following the energy crisis in the 1970s, these...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-98-06

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Published: 1998
Radon is a colorless, odorless gas produced by the natural radioactive decay ofuranium. The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency has determined that exposure to indoor radon increases human risk of...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-98-10

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Published: 1998
This report is a compilation of available data on Quaternary faults in Arizona as of the summer of 1998. These data were compiled as part of a effort to compile data and map information on...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-98-24

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Published: 1998
The Superstition volcanic field or Superstition - Superior volcanic field (Sheridan, 1978) of central Arizona has had a long, complex history of geological investigation. Starting along its eastern...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-98-27

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Published: 1999
This map documents the complex deformation in a northeast-trending belt of steeply dipping Paleozoic strata in the footwall of the Harquahala thrust in the Socorro Mine-White Marble mine area of the...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-99-09

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Published: 1999
This report provides baseline information on the physical characteristics of the Santa Cruz River to be used by the Arizona Stream Navigability Commission in its determination of the potential...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-99-13

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Published: 1999
AZGS staff prepare and provide geologic maps, reports, and related information to interested or concerned citizens, governmental agencies, businesses, legislators and committee staff, teachers, and...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-99-27

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Published: 1999
This report is a brief summary of the geology and mineral resources of the Tonto Basin, prepared in conjunction with a mineral potential report for a proposed land withdrawal in the Theodore...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-99-11

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Published: 1999
The U-Pb data described in this report were produced to determine the ages of granitic rocks in Arizona and the timing of metamorphic and deformational events. Two developments emerge from the data...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-99-05

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Published: 1999
The Picture Mountain quadrangle is centered on the southwest flank of the Sierra Ancha (see Figure 1). The geology of the area is dominated by the middle Proterozoic Apache Group and the diabase...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-99-23

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Published: 1999
Mafic dikes and sills intrude sediments of the Late Jurassic (Early Cretaceous?) lower McCoy Mountains Formation in western Arizona. Some units show evidence for intrusion into wet, unconsolidated...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-99-01

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Published: 1999
The Ninetysix Hills of Pinal County, Arizona, consist of a series of low hills and pediment situated about half way between the towns of Florence and Catalina, and are about 70 km (45 mi.) north of...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-99-20

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Published: 1999
The Samaniego Hills are a low series of hills composed of flat-lying to gentlydipping early Miocene and possibly late Oligocene lava flows interbedded with thin units of volcaniclastic and locally...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-99-17

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