Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Reports


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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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Published: 2003
The mineralized outcrops that would be developed into the Rattlesnake No. I uranium-vanadium mine were some of the earliest to be found on the north side of the Carrizo Mountains, Apache County,...
Resource Identifiers: CR-03-D

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Published: 2003
The Lower Verde River Valley is a discrete groundwater basin separated from the Phoenix basin by the McDowell Mountains and bounded on all sides by bedrock, (see figure 1). The basin formed during...
Resource Identifiers: CR-03-B

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Published: 2003
The exposures of the uranium-vanadium minerals on the rim of Eurida Mesa were some of the first to be discovered in the Carrizo Mountains of northeastern Arizona and northwestern New Mexico. The...
Resource Identifiers: CR-03-C

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Published: 2003
In southeastern Arizona, many mountain ranges south of 1-10 harbor variably modified Jurassic and Laramide calderas. A dozen major calderas have been identified (see below after Lipman and Sawyer,...
Resource Identifiers: CR-03-A

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Published: 2005
San Bernardino Valley, Arizona became an area of geothermal interest because of recent volcanic activity ca~ 3 m .y. old), young fault scarps, high geothermometers to 229 degrees C), and a...
Resource Identifiers: CR-05-A

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Published: 2005
Data collected for this study include ground water chemical analysis, drillers" logs of water wells, geohydrologic and geologic information. Published chemical analysis were compiled from...
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CR-05-B Appendix A

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Published: 2006
K-Ar data files from the Laboratory of lsotope Geochemistry at the Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, were transferred to the Arizona Geological Survey in about 2003. This report,...
Resource Identifiers: CR-06-A

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Published: 2006
Since no other record of dinosaur activity has been detected in the Recreation Red Beds, the footprint has been assigned the name of Herrerasauripus ratkevichi, meaning 'Herrerasaurus footprint...
Resource Identifiers: CR-06-B

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Published: 2007
Land subsidence and earth fissures have been part of the landscape of southern and south central Arizona for at least the past seventy years. With urban growth now expanding into former...
Resource Identifiers: CR-07-C

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Published: 2007
This report details geothermal resource exploration done for Arizona Public Service and the U.S. Department of Energy. Arizona Public Services (APS) of Phoenix, Arizona, retained David Brown &...
Resource Identifiers: CR-07-A

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Published: 2008
To provide insight into provenance relations for multiple mid-Oligocene to mid-Miocene subbasins (typically half-grabens) dissected by erosion in uplands lying north of the Catalina core complex and...
Resource Identifiers: CR-08-C

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Published: 2008
Rain and snow contain dissolved oxygen because of equilibration with atmospheric oxygen. In contrast, groundwater deep in the Earth, especially at depths of hundreds to thousands of meters,...
Resource Identifiers: CR-08-B

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Published: 2008
In flowing from its origins in the mountains of west-central New Mexico down to the broad sedimentary basins of central Arizona's Salt River Valley, the Gila River and its enclosing fluvial...
Resource Identifiers: CR-08-A

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Published: 2009
Our interdisciplinary team of a geologist and volunteers, working with the City of Scottsdale and the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy (MSC), has confirmed that an unusual rock outcropping in the...
Resource Identifiers: CR-09-B

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Published: 2009
This report is the result of an investigation of petrified wood on the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground and includes studies of the stratigraphy, sedimentology, and paleobotany of terrace gravels with...
Resource Identifiers: CR-09-A

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Published: 2010
In 1991, with the encouragement of the U.S. Forest Service, I and a number of members of Escabrosa Grotto (a chapter of the National Speleological Society) began mapping a large cave, Cave Of The...
Resource Identifiers: CR-10-A

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Published: 2010
At the request of the U.S. Forest Service to Red Rock Jeep Tours of Sedona a geologic report on the condition of the Devils Kitchen sinkhole was required for the safe continuation of Jeep visits to...
Resource Identifiers: CR-10-B

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