Arizona Geological Survey Open File Reports


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Published: 2013
For the second year in a row, the project has received “good” or “outstanding” review comments during the annual sponsor peer review. Each reviewer scored the project as “outstanding” the highest...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-13-11

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Published: 1977
Tucson Metropolitan Area; (a) ease of excavation and potential erodibility, (b) flood hazards, (c) slope relief. Two map sheets: scale 1:120,000.
Resource Identifiers: OFR-83-04

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Published: 1982
The Department of Energy funded reconnaissance geothermal exploration in the State of Arizona between May, 1979 and August, 1982. During that time geologists of the Arizona Bureau of Geology and...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-82-07

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Published: 1981
Complete residual Bouguer Gravity Anomaly maps of Arizona: map scale 1:250,000
Resource Identifiers: OFR-81-24

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Published: 1984
Preliminary geologic map of the Aguila Ridge- Bullard Peak Area (Eastern Harcuvar Mountains), west-central Arizona Map scale 1:24,000
Resource Identifiers: OFR-84-04

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Published: 1984
Late Pliocene and Quaternary geology, Lukeville/Sonoyta Quadrangle Scale 1:250,000 with 6 page report.
Resource Identifiers: OFR-84-03

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Published: 1983
This map presents data and interpretations concerning the distribution, amounts and timing of neotectonic faulting in Arizona. It is one part of a Larger study and analysis of the neotectonic...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-83-22

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Published: 1975
One map, covering the entire Tucson 1 x 2 degree quadrangle at 1:250,000 scale, was prepared as part of a project to test the utility of Landsat-l (ERTS-l) multispectral images to produce maps for...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-83-03

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Published: 1977
This map has been prepared primarily by photointerpretation, using mainly 1:120)OOO-scale true-color aerial photographs, supplemented in places by 1:120,000 and 1:60,OOO-scale color-infrared aerial...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-83-02

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Published: 1985
The Big Horn Mountains are a geologically complex range that extends over 500 square km in west-central Arizona. Three major lithologic terranes outcrop: (1) Proterozoic amphibolite, phyllite,...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-85-17

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Published: 1988
Much of the basin fill and fanglomerate is lightly to moderately cemented, and it is very difficult to acquire undisturbed specimens from standard field sampling techniques.....
Resource Identifiers: OFR-88-05

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Published: 1983
The WSA is underlain by Precambrian metamorphic rocks, Cambrlan quartzites, Carboniferous limestones and shales, middle Tertiary volcanics, and late Tertiary-Quaternary alluvium in stream valleys...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-83-11

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Published: 1978
Arizona sits astride two major geologic provinces, the Colorado Plateau to the north and the Basin and Range to the south and west. The provinces are characterized by quite different stratigraphic...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-78-03

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Published: 1981
The accompanying geologic maps depict the general geology of a two-mile wide strip centered about the Salt River, starting just below Roosevelt Dam and extending westward 36 miles to just below...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-81-30

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Published: 1983
The WSA is underlain by Precambrian metamorphic rocks, Cretaceous or Tertiary granite, and middle Tertiary volcanics. Bedrock exposures are surrounded by late Tertiary-Quaternary basin-fill (sands...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-83-07

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Published: 1983
Contents of report: occurrences geologic map of WSA 4-22/23/24 A and B map of known mineral occurrences (within, and bordering, WSA 4-22/23/24 A and B) table of mineral occurrences (mine/prospect...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-83-08

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Published: 1988
The Vulture Mountains are situated in west-central Arizona, between the Big Horn and Harquahala Mountains on the west, and the Wickenburg Mountains on the east. Although a range of low relief, the...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-88-09

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Published: 1979
This report is a brief compilation of the general geologic history of the Mesa 10 x 20 NTMS quadrangle of east-central Arizona (33 - 340 N. latitude, 110-1120 W. longitude). References listed at...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-79-03

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Published: 1987
This report describes the geology of the Red Picacho quadrangle and parts of the Wickenburg, Garfias Mountain, and Wittman quadrangles. The map area comprises metamorphic-plutonic basement...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-87-09

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Published: 1987
The Buckskin-Rawhide detachment fault separates a variety of Proterozoic through Cenozoic rock types from underlying mylonitic crystalline rocks. In the Swansea-Copper Penny area of the central...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-87-02

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