Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Reports


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Published: 1989
The geologic map of the Harve Black No. 2 mine was recently found in the files of the Grand Junction Projects Office of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in Grand Junction, Colorado. As the DOE...
Resource Identifiers: CR-89-E

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Published: 1989
The maps in this report were recently located in a plain brown envelope in a flat map file at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) complex at Grand Junction, Colorado. As the DOE has no use for...
Resource Identifiers: CR-89-D

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Published: 1989
The Salt Wash Member of the Morrison Formation of Jurassic age contains significant deposits of uranium-vanadium minerals in the Lukachukai Mountains in northeastern Apache County, Arizona. Similar...
Resource Identifiers: CR-89-C

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Published: 1989
The exploration activities of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) including exploration drilling, aerial radiometric surveys, and geophysical surveys, during the 1950's are well...
Resource Identifiers: CR-89-A

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Published: 1989
Herbert E. Gregory (1917) in his classic report on the Navajo Indian Reservation mentions a silver and gold occurrence in the Carrizo Mountains. Gregory did not locate this reported occurrence and...
Resource Identifiers: CR-89-B

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Published: 1989
During the early 1920's there was a small amount of exploration and mining of carnotite ores in the Carrizo Mountains for their radium content. Very little factual information on this activity...
Resource Identifiers: CR-89-F

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Published: 1990
During the uranium boom of the mid-1950's, some 192 tons of low-grade ore were produced at the Morale mine in the Hopi Buttes area of Navajo County, Arizona (Figure 1). The host rocks for the...
Resource Identifiers: CR-90-D

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Published: 1990
During 1955, several uranium occurrences were discovered in the Shinarump and Monitor Butte members of the Chinle Formation near the village of Chinle, in Apache County, Arizona. The principal...
Resource Identifiers: CR-90-B

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Published: 1990
Black Mesa, located in northeastern Arizona, is a southwest-dipping cuesta, nearly circular in plan, with a diameter of approximately 60 miles (Figure 1). The mesa is capped with sedimentary rocks...
Resource Identifiers: CR-90-A

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Published: 1990
The Zona No. 1 uranium-vanadium deposit is similar to other ore deposits in the Salt Wash Member of the Morrison Formation along the perimeter of the Carrizo Mountains. What makes this deposit...
Resource Identifiers: CR-90-C

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Published: 1991
During the uranium boom of the mid-1950's some 53 tons of average grade uranium-vanadium ore was produced at the Bluestone No.1 mine on Garnet Ridge in Apache County, Arizona. The host rock for...
Resource Identifiers: CR-91-B

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Published: 1991
Geologic maps of the underground workings of the Black Rock and Sally uranium mines were recently located in the files of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) at the Denver Federal Center. Warren I....
Resource Identifiers: CR-91-A

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Published: 1991
Stratigraphic and structural relations of syntectonic sedimentary sequences associated with Cordilleran metamorphic core complexes provide valuable information about the style and timing of...
Resource Identifiers: GSA Special Paper 264

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Published: 1992
The Big Chief Mine was one of six uranium mines located on the eastern flank of the Oljeto syncline in the Monument Valley area of Navajo County, Arizona, and developed during the 1950's by...
Resource Identifiers: CR-92-D

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Published: 1992
One of the smaller uranium mines in the Monument Valley area of Navajo County, Arizona, the Firelight No.6 Mine has also been referred to as the Naschoy or Noschoy Mine (Young and others, 1964;...
Resource Identifiers: CR-92-C

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Published: 1992
During the uranium boom of the early 1950's, Harvey Blackwater, a Navajo Indian from Mexican Water, Arizona, held five claims near the Monument No. 2 mine in northwestern Apache County,...
Resource Identifiers: CR-92-B

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Published: 1992
In the mid-1950's, Charles S. Evensen, Irving B. Gray, John R. Meador, and Robert Ciesiel were geologists for the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) in Grand Junction, Colorado and worked in...
Resource Identifiers: CR-92-A

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Published: 1993
The author describes two types of diffuse flow in sheets (sheet-floods) and two types of concentrated flow (floods) which he witnessed on the margin ofthe Algerian-Moroccan Sahara. He then...
Resource Identifiers: CR-93-C

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Published: 1993
The Cameron uranium-mining area is centered around the settlement of Cameron, Arizona, which is 52 miles north of Flagstaff (Figure 1). This area contains numerous uranium ore deposits in the Upper...
Resource Identifiers: CR-93-B

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Published: 1993
The Bootjack Mine was one of several large uranium deposits located by exploration drilling in the Oljeto syncline area of Monument Valley, Navajo County, Arizona. Of these ore deposits, it was the...
Resource Identifiers: CR-93-A

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