Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Reports


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Published: 2011
The Rattlesnake No.8 mine was developed on an outcrop of uranium-vanadium minerals that were exposed on a rim of the Salt Wash Member of the Jurassic Morrison Formation. The exposure was on the...
Resource Identifiers: CR-11-J

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Published: 2011
The Tohe Thlany Begay mine, also know as the Whirling Mountain mine, was developed on an isolated exposure of uranium-vanadium minerals that were located on the south flank of the Carrizo Mountain...
Resource Identifiers: CR-11-K

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Published: 2011
The Upper and Lower Canyon mines were developed behind exposures of uranium-vanadium minerals, in the Salt Wash Member of the Morrison Formation, that were first described in 1944. Initial mining...
Resource Identifiers: CR-11-L

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Published: 2011
The CB&W-MC mine was developed on an outcrop of uranium-vanadium minerals that were exposed on a rim of the Salt Wash Member of the Jurassic Morrison Formation. The exposure was on the south...
Resource Identifiers: CR-11-M

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Published: 2011
The employment of Navajo Indians by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) to prospect for uranium during the uranium boom of the 1950’s was mentioned in an article by the AEC's Robert D....
Resource Identifiers: CR-11-N

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Published: 2011
The Hualapai Plateau contains one of the longest (Paleocene to Pliocene), best preserved, and well exposed sections of Cenozoic geology in Arizona. The Cenozoic sediments and volcanic rocks are...
Resource Identifiers: CR-11-O

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Published: 2011
The Monument No. 2 site consisted of a large open-pit mine, an upgrader, a concentrator and a heap leaching operation. Ore from the mine as well as products from other operations were shipped to...
Resource Identifiers: CR-11-P

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Published: 2012
The FAN model, developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA, 1990) was one of the earliest attempts to generate a mathematical model of alluvial fan flooding that incorporated the...
Resource Identifiers: CR-12-B

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Published: 2013
Carbonate rocks of lower Permian age are important host to copper skarn mineralization, in the porphyry copper belt of southeastern Arizona, near Tucson. Early Permian sedimentation occurred on an...
Resource Identifiers: CR-13-B

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Published: 2013
This report was prepared as part of a collaboration between the University of Arizona and the Arizona Geological Survey during the initial development of the Arizona Broadband Seismic Network....
Resource Identifiers: CR-13-C

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Published: 2010
The southwestern portion of the McDowell Mountains, located in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Scottsdale, Arizona, was last mapped geologically more than 30 years ago. The curiosity of volunteers...
Resource Identifiers: CR-10-E

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Published: 2012
The ~25 km accessible trace of the north-south trending, west-side down, normal, mountain-front Pirate fault has been mapped to locate and describe those erosionally exhumed remnants of the fault...
Resource Identifiers: CR-12-F

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Published: 2012
An avulsion is the process by which flow is diverted out of an established channel into a new course on the adjacent floodplain. Occurrences of avulsions are what makes an alluvial fans “active.”...
Resource Identifiers: CR-12-D

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Published: 2012
A mathematical model can minimize the total cost of rock mass excavation. The total excavation cost model consists of functions defining the owning and operating costs for a drill, explosive and...
Resource Identifiers: CR-12-C

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Published: 2012
FEMA guidelines for floodplain delineations on active alluvial fans allow use the FAN methodology, a stochastic model based on work originally published by Dawdy (1979). In 1985, FEMA contracted...
Resource Identifiers: CR-12-A

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