Arizona Geological Survey Open File Reports


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Published: 1988
The objective of this survey was to characterize, in terms of their uranium content, random and selected rock units that are either known or suspected to have a potential for radon gas generation...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-88-12

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Published: 1983
Knowing that mineral-energy resource evaluation is a three-dimensional problem, we approach this task humbled by the knowledge that the world is full of surprises. We also recognize that the future...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-83-13

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Published: 1983
The Geology of, and known Mineral Occurrences within Wilderness Study Area 4-65 Dos Cabezas Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona. Description of mineral prospects and mineral commodities recognized in...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-83-10

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Published: 1988
The Super conducting Super Collider (SSC) is a 53-mile in circumference, racetrack- shaped particle accelerator proposed to be built by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Because of its 4 to 6...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-88-20

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Published: 1985
A reconnaissance study of the crest of the northwest-trending Sierra Estrella in central Arizona indicates that this range is composed primarily gneiss and schist with a steeply dipping, northwest...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-85-11

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Published: 1983
Map of Basin and Range (Post-15 m.y.a.) Exposed Faults, Grabens, and Basalt-Dominated Volcanism in Arizona
Resource Identifiers: OFR-83-21

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Published: 1985
The primary source of information for this map was the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) Highways Division Maintenance Activity record for the years 1980-1985. The two highway...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-85-16

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Published: 1983
Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Activities 1980-1982.
Resource Identifiers: OFR-83-25

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Published: 1985
This report presents preliminary 1:24,000-scale geologic maps of the eastern Big Horn and Belmont Mountains in west-central Arizona. The mapping, completed between January and April 1985, was...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-85-14

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Published: 1987
A workshop on the future of research on mineral resources in Arizona was held on January 12 and 13, 1987, in Tucson, Arizona. The objective was to exchange information from research on the geology...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-87-11

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Published: 1988
The area within the Salome 30 x 60 minute quadrangle is part of the Sonoran Desert within Southern Basin and Range physiographic province. Landforms and geomorphic relationships in this area are...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-88-04

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Published: 1988
In 1983 the State of Arizona began an investigation to locate possible Arizona sites for the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Superconducting Super Collider (SSC). Briefly, the SSC is a...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-88-06

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Published: 1988
This reconnaissance geologic map covers both the Baldy Mountain and the Hieroglyphic Mountains SW 7.5 minute quadrangles of central Arizona. The geologic mapping was done between January and June...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-88-01

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Published: 1989
With continued expansion of Tucson into peripheral areas, growth is being met with geologic limitations and hazards, such as shrink-swell potential in soils and collapsing soils. Knowledge of...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-89-02

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Published: 1986
The Arizona Geological Survey has statutory responsibility for investigating, describing, interpreting, and providing information about Arizona's geologic framework, mineral and energy...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-86-16

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Published: 1988
The Tucson 1o x 2o quadrangle exhibits a wide variety of basin landforms and late Cenozoic surficial geologic deposits. Several factors contribute to this diversity. The Tucson quadrangle spans...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-88-21

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Published: 1988
This report is an update to already published county metallic mineral district bibliographies for Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Mohave, Pima, Santa Cruz, and Yuma Counties (Schnabel and Welty...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-88-22

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Published: 1988
This report summarizes a search for evidence of Quaternary faulting along the Gila River in central Arizona. The region covered in this analysis extends about 40 km north and south of the Gila...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-88-15

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Published: 1987
This report presents 1:24,000-scale geologic mapping of the eastern Vulture Mountains and vicinity. This mapping, along with concurrent mapping of the Wickenburg Mountains and western Hieroglyphic...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-87-10

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Published: 1988
The Phoenix North 30' x 60' quadrangle covers an area in south-central Arizona that straddles the boundary between the Sonoran Desert and Mexican Highland sections of the Basin and Range...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-88-17

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