Arizona Geological Survey Open File Reports


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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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Published: 1987
The major feature of the proposed Superconducting Super Collider (Department of Energy, 1987) is a collider ring, approximately 53 miles in circumference, in which the basic constituents of matter...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-87-06

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Published: 1987
Geologic Map of the Maricopa Mountains, Central Arizona. Map Scale 1:62,500
Resource Identifiers: OFR-87-04

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Published: 2003
Mission: To inform and advise the public about the geologic character of Arizona to help meet societal needs for water, energy, and mineral resources and assist in prudently managing the State's...
Resource Identifiers: Annual Report 2003

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Published: 2002
Mission: To inform and advise the public about the geologic character of Arizona in order to improve understanding and support prudent development of the State's land, water, mineral, and energy...
Resource Identifiers: Annual Report 2002

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Published: 2004
Mission: To inform and advise the public about the geologic character of Arizona to help meet societal needs for water, energy. and mineral resources and assist in prudently managing the State's...
Resource Identifiers: Annual Report 2004

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Published: 1985
During the period 1942 through 1944, the Office of Indian Affairs, U. S. Department of the Interior, leased four parcels of land in Monument Valley, Arizona and Utah for carnotite mining. Two...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-85-15

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Published: 1985
This report contains a comprehensive list of theses and dissertations, completed between 1891 and 1978, on Arizona geology and related subjects, such as hydrology. The compilation includes a main...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-85-10

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Published: 1981
In the Safford-San Simon Basin, thermal water (>30 degrees C) flows from numerous artesian wells and springs. These wells and springs are used by several mineral baths in the Safford area. The...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-81-26

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Published: 1983
The Granite Wash Mountains are one of the most structurally complicated mountain ranges in Arizona. The northern part of the range is composed of an imbricate stack of structurally interleaved...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-83-23

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Published: 1985
The carnotite deposits of the northern and western Carrizo Mountains have been mined for their radium, vanadium, and uranium content since 1920. The deposits, in the Salt Wash Member of the...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-85-13

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Published: 1975
The Arizona Bureau of Mines took three major steps during 1974-75 to correct past difficulties: 1) the installation of a revolving printing fund system whereby proceeds from publications are...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-75-01

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Published: 1988
Four geomorphically distinct ages of alluvial fan surfaces can be recognized on the piedmonts flanking the Catalina, Tortolita, and Tucson Mountains. Channel entrenchment of the upper piedmonts...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-88-18

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Published: 1985
This report summarizes activities of the Arizona Geological Survey for Fiscal Year 1984-85, which ended June 30, 1985. The Arizona Geological Survey is the Geological Survey Branch of the Bureau...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-85-20

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Published: 1974
Contains lists for; Summary of Activities,Major Strengths,Major Limitations,Future Plans, and Pro Forma Expenditure Analysis.1974
Resource Identifiers: OFR-74-02

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Published: 1983
The northern Plomosa Mountains were actively explored and mined for base and precious metals following the construction of the Arizona and California railroad that passed through Bouse in the very...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-83-24

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Published: 1976
Contains lists for Summary of ;Activities, Major Strengths, Major Limitations, Future Plans, Pro Forma Expenditure Analysis for 1975-1976
Resource Identifiers: OFR-76-02

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