Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Reports


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Published: 1995
The Golden Crown Mine, on George Harrison's Navajo Tribal Mining Permit, was a small oxidized uranium deposit. Unlike other uranium ore deposits in the Monument Valley area, the deposit was not...
Resource Identifiers: CR-95-F

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Published: 1995
The Capitan Benally 4A uranium-vanadium mine was developed as the result of uranium minerals located by a single drill hole drilled by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). This exploration hole...
Resource Identifiers: CR-95-E

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Published: 1995
In February, 1953, a 5 ton shipment of uranium - vanadium ore was made from the Sam Charlie No.1 mining permit in the Monument Valley area of Navajo County, Arizona. Over the years the location of...
Resource Identifiers: CR-95-C

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Published: 1995
The Mitchell Mesa Mine was developed on the rim of an isolated mesa within the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park in Navajo County, Arizona. This park, established by the Tribal Council on July 11,...
Resource Identifiers: CR-95-B

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Published: 1995
This summary report overviews a State of Arizona and U. S. Department of Energy funded drilling project to determine if near-term hot dry rock (HDR) geothermal potential exists in the eastern...
Resource Identifiers: CR-94-D

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Published: 1996
Six core chip samples, AZ878-01 thru AZ878-06, taken from the interval between 3,267 and 3,365 feet in the SwrDI/NMSU No. 1 Alpine-Federal well, Apache County, Arizona, were analyzed for organic...
Resource Identifiers: CR-96-B

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Published: 1996
The Tract 11 and Tract 17 uranium mines, in the Monument Valley area of Navajo County, Arizona, were developed as the result of sealed, competitive bidding for Navajo Tribal lands to be opened for...
Resource Identifiers: CR-96-A

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Published: 1997
The Syracuse mine, also known as the RF and R or Sam Harvey Mine, was developed on one of the initial discoveries of uranium-vanadium minerals in the Carrizo Mountains of northeastern Arizona and...
Resource Identifiers: CR-97-D

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Published: 1997
The Starlight and Starlight East Mines were two of fifteen uranium deposits located by exploration drilling in the Oljeto syncline area of Monument Valley, Navajo County, Arizona. Of all the...
Resource Identifiers: CR-97-B

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Published: 1997
The Sunlight and South Sunlight Mines were two of fifteen uranium deposits located by exploration drilling in the Oljeto syncline area of Monument Valley, Navajo County, Arizona. Of all the deposits...
Resource Identifiers: CR-97-A

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Published: 1997
The Sunnyside mine was developed on one of the initial discoveries of uranium-vanadium minerals in the Carrizo Mountains of northeastern Arizona and northwestern New Mexico. The host rock for the...
Resource Identifiers: CR-97-C

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Published: 1998
Beginning in the mid-1860s the southwestern US experienced a mining boom, and a large number of mines were developed. They went through alternating phases of economic upswing and decline, but by...
Resource Identifiers: CR-98-A

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Published: 1999
The Martin mine was developed on one of the initial discoveries of uranium-vanadium minerals in the Carrizo Mountains of northwestern Arizona and northeastern New Mexico. The host rock for these...
Resource Identifiers: CR-99-B

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Published: 1999
The exposures of the uranium-vanadium minerals on the rim of North Star Mesa were some of the first to be discovered in the Carrizo Mountains of northeastern Arizona and northwestern New Mexico. The...
Resource Identifiers: CR-99-A

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Published: 2000
Previous workers have established the general petrological character of the McCoy Mountains Formation and equivalent Jurassic-Cretaceous units in southwestern Arizona and southeastern California by...
Resource Identifiers: CR-00-A

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Published: 2001
Less than five miles southwest of the Ray open pit lies a geologic wonderland centered on the copper prospect at Copper Butte. Not only are the Tertiary stratigraphic and structural relationships...
Resource Identifiers: CR-01-C

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Published: 2001
The banded crystalline rocks of Sabino Canyon are a strong aesthetic component of the canyon's dramatic views. Certainly these rocks have attracted much attention from geologists. Until...
Resource Identifiers: CR-01-A

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Published: 2002
The study area, which Feth and Hem (1963) refer to as the Payson Basin, has been the focus of attention for both the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the State of Arizona, Bureau of...
Resource Identifiers: CR-02-B

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Published: 2002
Water is the lifeblood of the Southwest, and much of the region’s water resources occur in the large sedimentary basins that underlie the modern valleys of the Basin and Range Province. One such...
Resource Identifiers: CR-02-A

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Published: 2003
During the mid-1950s exploration drilling located several large uranium ore bodies in buried channels, in the Oljeto syncline area of the Monument Valley, Navajo County, Arizona. The channels occupy...
Resource Identifiers: CR-03-E

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