Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Reports


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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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Published: 1994
Regional geologic and geophysical surveys, shallow temperature-gradient drilling, and published reconnaissance geothermal studies infer possible hot dry rock (HDR) geothermal resources in the...
Resource Identifiers: CR-94-E

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Published: 1994
The Fern No.1 Mine was located by exploration drilling on Atene Mesa in the Oljeto syncline area of Navajo County, Arizona. The Fern ore body was the south extension of previous located ore bodies...
Resource Identifiers: CR-94-H

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Published: 1994
The Big Four No.2 Mine was one of several uranium deposits located by exploration drilling in the Oljeto syncline area of Monument Valley, Navajo County, Arizona. Of all of these deposits, it was...
Resource Identifiers: CR-94-G

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Published: 1994
Temperature gradients in the earth are the result of several heat transfer processes and properties. In the shallow crust and over relatively short depth intervals, conduction and convection are...
Resource Identifiers: CR-94-F

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Published: 1994
The Alma-Seegan Mine was one of several uranium deposits located by exploration drilling in the Oljeto syncline area of Monument Valley, Navajo County, Arizona. The mine, which contained orebodies...
Resource Identifiers: CR-94-C

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Published: 1994
While compiling information on the uranium-vanadium occurrences around the perimeter of the Carrizo Mountains, either Scarborough (1981) or Chenoweth (1985) could obtain the location of the Chimney...
Resource Identifiers: CR-94-B

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Published: 1994
Robert Scarborough (1981, p. 107) in his compilation of uranium in Arizona was unable to find much information on the Black Mustache mine. Records of the u.s. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) noted...
Resource Identifiers: CR-94-A

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Published: 1995
Groundwater and surface water quality was analyzed in several watersheds of the historic mining district of Chloride and the southern adjacent former mining areas on the western slope of the Cerbat...
Resource Identifiers: CR-95-I

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