Arizona Geological Survey Open File Reports


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Published: 2014
Northeastern Arizona encompasses the southwestern part of the Colorado Plateau, an area of gently dipping to slightly tilted Paleozoic and Mesozoic strata that include porous and permeable...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-14-03

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Published: 2014
This report documents the design framework and purpose of a set of tools developed by the Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS) for use in geologic map production using the NCGMP09 database schema and...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-13-13

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Published: 2014
For the third year in a row, the project received “good” or “outstanding” review comments during the annual sponsor peer review (scores for all elements were between 7 and 10 with the majority of...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-14-02

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Published: 1996
The San Pedro River in southeast Arizona is by no means a major watercourse in the Southwest, but yet it is probably one of the most-studied rivers in the region. In particular, the upper San Pedro...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-96-15

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Published: 2013
Arizona Geological Survey was approached by NCS Consultants, LLC to assist in characterizing the state and extent of a zone of earth fissures near Luke Air Force Base (Luke AFB) in central Maricopa...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-13-15

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Published: 1993
The southern Plomosa Mountains were the first range in west-central Arizona for which a published geologic map was available [Miller, 1970], and has received more study than most other ranges in the...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-93-09

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Published: 1994
Detailed Geologic map and cross sections of the Ramsay Mine Area, southeastern Plomosa Mountains, West-central Arizona. Report and two map sheets, scale 1:12,000, with cross-sections. Locations of...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-94-14

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Published: 2013
The Arlington and Gillespie volcanoes west of Buckeye in western Maricopa County, Arizona, form the northeastern part of a string of basaltic volcanoes that include the extensive Sentinel volcanic...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-13-07 v 1.0

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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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