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For Sale : Arizona State Geology Publications

Arizona Geological Survey / University of Arizona / Bureau of Mines
- Bulletins - Field Notes - Maps (all series) -
See Misc. section for orphan publications from other Arizona series.

Misc Arizona geology. - Misc. Photocopies (mostly USGS)

Four Corners Geological Society : All Publications by FCGS.

Arizona Geological Society Publications - All Publications by the AGS

The Mountain Geologist : quarterly journal of the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists (RMAG).
LOTS of Arizona content. On another page on the website. Click here to go there.
I have listed all the main reports in the issues, so it will be easy to find topics of interest.

Out of Print Arizona Topographic Maps, 15" series (on another page)

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University of Arizona : Bureau of Mines : Bulletins 9x6"
ES = Economic Series, GS = Geological Series, MS = Metallurgical Series, MTS = Mineral Techonology Series, RS = Review Series

Arizona Bulletin 123 : 1927 : Geology and ore deposits of the Courtland – Gleeson region, Arizona. By Eldred D. Wilson. (Also GS 5). 79p., 3 plates, 17 figures. Among many others, includes Mystery Mine, Defiance Mine, Tom Scott Mine, Turquoise workings, Herron Mine, Muso Mine, Leadville mine, Humbot mine, Mame Mine. Copper, lead, Silver, turquoise, gold, zinc, iron, manganese, gangue. SCARCE. (VG, owner's stamps on one cover corner). $48

Arizona Bulletin 125 : 1928 : Mineral industries of Arizona by J.B. Tenney. (Also RS 1). 135p., index. This detailed book has sections for each mineral and each mining district for each mineral. Please ask if you need to know if a certain district, mineral, processing plant or smelter is included. . Includes (among much more) Globe Miami district, Bisbee Douglas district, Ray Hayden district, Jerome, Ajo, Clifton Morenci, Superior, Courtland Gleeson Bradshaw Mountains, Dos Cabezas, Swansea, Silverbell, more. Lead, gold silver, asbestos, mercury, more. (may have stamps and filing marks on cover). $10

Arizona Bulletin 127 : 1930 : Manganese ore deposits in Arizona. By Eldred D. Wilson and G. M. Butler. (Also MTS 32). 105p., 1 figure. Covers the state by county, district and mine and claim. (Good. Spine ends chipped.) $8

Arizona Bulletin 131 : Probably 1931 : Geology and ore deposits of the Oatman and Katherine districts, Arizona. By Carl Lausen. (also GS 6). 126p., 1 fold-out plate (geologic map not listed under illustrations!), 30 figures, 4 tables. Gold, silver. SCARCE. (Good, but neatly missing internal title page. Bumped corner, owner's stamps on one cover corner). $32

Arizona Bulletin 139 : 1935 : Some facts about ore deposits by G. Montague Butler. (also GS 8) 99p. Includes lots of information about current MYTHS and the related facts, such as Changes with increased depth, Phonolite myth, Outcrop myths, blowout myth, Aluminum myth, Divining rod myth and much more. (Good, owner's name, mild wear). $10

Arizona Bulletin 140 : 1936 : Arizona Metal Production. (Also ES 19). 112p., index. This book includes: Summary of Production, Value and content of ores, Production by kinds of ore, Production by methods of recovery, Production by counties, Partial production by districts, Production by mines and districts. (Lightly bumped corners or spine ends) $11

Arizona Bulletin 141 : 1937 : Geology and ore deposits of the Ajo Quadrangle, Arizona. By James Gilluly. (also GS 9). 83p., 1 figure, 4 plates in pocket. Copper, more. SCARCE. (VG. Small owner's stickers on cover corners). $38

Arizona Bulletin 152 : 1944 : Arizona non-metallics : a summary of past production and present operations by Eldred Wilson. (Also MTS 41) 58p., index. $3

Arizona Bulletin 155 : 1949 : Arizona non-metallics : a summary of past production and present operations, 2nd ed. revised. by Eldred Wilson and George Roseveare. (Also MTS 42). 60p. (bumped edge) $2

Arizona Bulletin 157 : 1951 : Field tests for the common metals (tenth edition), by George R. Fansett. (Also MTS 43). 56p. $5

Arizona Bulletin 161 : 1953 : Bibliography of the geology and mineral resources of Arizona : 1939-1952. (Also GS 20). 62p. Very good $8,

Arizona Bulletin 165 : 1955 : One Hundred Arizona Minerals, by R.T. Moore. Reprinted 1966. 35 p., index. $2

Arizona Bulletin 168 : 1961, 1981 reprint : Gold placers and placering in Arizona. 124p., index, great illustrations, 14 plates, 14 figures. $15

Arizona Bulletin 171 : 1962 : A Resume of the Geology of Arizona, by E.D. Wilson, 1962, 140p., 11 tables, 37 plates in text, 13 figures. $3

Arizona Bulletin 178 : 1968 : Brief history of the United Verde Open pit, Jerome, Arizona by E.M.J. Alenius. 34p., GREAT illustrations. , $7

Arizona Bulletin 180 : 1969 : Geology and Mineral Resources of Arizona, by U.S. Geological Survey, Arizona Bureau of Mines, and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, 467p., 108 figures, 80 tables. (sunned spine) , $21

Arizona Bulletin 185 : 1972 : Arizona Well Information. Comb-bound, 11x8.5", 195p., index map, one photo figure. Includes well information by the county, with a disproportionate number of wells in Apache county. The publication represents a first attempt, in Arizona, to produce a compilation of geologic data acquired from studies of exploration holes drilled through 1971 principally in search of oil, natural gas, and helium. Also included are selected holes associated with mineral and water exploration and development. (Comb binding is beginning to crack). $15

Arizona Bulletin 189 : 1974 : Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, Arizona, by Stanton B. Keith. 156 p. (owner's stamp) $4

Arizona Bulletin 195 : 1985 : Geology of the South Mountains, central Arizona. By Stephen J. Reynolds. Softcover, 11x8.5”, 61 pages, 7 tables, 1 plate in pocket, 68 figures. (Good. One short edge tear, penciled notes on last two blank pages) $6

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Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology : Field Notes
Field Notes from the Arizona Bureau of Mines - used and out of print issues available for sale.
”Fieldnotes” is like a newsletter, 11x8.5”, usually 12p., illus. Former library filing marks on front cover.
Each has a few longer articles (some are listed below) and some shorter pieces, I’ve listed only a sample. .
This is now called Arizona Geology – a quarterly newsletter.

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 1(1) : March 1971 : Deep drilling and exploration in Arizona, Mine tours. 12p. (spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 1(2) : June 1971 : Mineral exploration in Arizona – long piece. 12p. (spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 1(3) : September 1971 : Economic importance of mineral industry land use in Arizona. Bureau welcomes a new director Dr. William H. Dresher, Some observations and reflections on the Co-op program in the College of Mines. 12p.(spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 1(4) : December 1971 : Leaching Oxide copper – long piece, Hazards of hydrogen sulphide, Dos Cabasas mining district. 12p.(spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 2(1) : March 1972 : The consuming consumer, The climate for investment, Red Lake salt Mass, Environmental awareness in mineral exploration.12p. (spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 2(2) : June 1972 : Earth Resources technology satellite over Arizona. Determination of specific gravity. Women underground. Platinum group metals. Arizona Phosphatic materials. Land acquisition by the nonfuel mineral industries. Overview of geothermal resources potential in Arizona. 12p. (spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 2(3) : September 1972 : Geologic hazards and land-use planning, includes Tucson and Catalina Foothills for specific examples and photos – very long piece. 12p. (spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 2(4) : December 1972 : Copper mining and Arizona land use planning, a geologist speaks. Metallogenic provinces and copper deposits. Cute handwritten letters of thanks from school kids, Brandt, Karen Martin, Abby Wine. Photos of the normally dry Gila river in flood. 12p. (spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 3(1) : March 1973 : Archaeological resources and land-use planning, an archaeologist Speaks – R. Gwinn Vivian. Mineral identification service. 8p. (spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 3(2) : June 1973 : Evaporite developments, thickest anhydrite in the world? Issues and discussion on National surface mining legislation. 8p. (spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 3(3) : September 1973 : Geologic conditions and highways – big piece. 12p. (spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 3(4) : December 1973 : Bedrock shoulders and land use – big piece, great photos. Production of publications at the Bureau, includes photos of Judy Friedrichs, F. Catherine Cate, Roseanna Jizmejian, Joseph R. LaVoie. 12p. (spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 4(1) : March 1974 : Energy crisis versus shortage. Arizona energy resources. Solar energy as an energy option for Arizona. 12p. (short taped tear) (spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 4(2) : June 1974 : Minerals exploration and land use planning – long piece 12p.

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 4(3) : September 1974 : Mineral technology research in the Arizona Bureau of Mines, with photos of labs and people such as Walter Fisher, Dwight Ridenour, Gus Hiller, Jerry Kelly, Steve Light, Samuel Rudy. A geologic mystery or “The tar case”, Geothermal Kinetics test hole. 8p. (a bit rumpled) (spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 4(4) : December 1974 : Geology at Arizona’s universities – big piece, nice photos including big earth cracks. 16p. (spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 5(1) : March 1975 : Pima county moves on geologic hazards, with photos of floodplains and slopes and more. 12p. (spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 5(2) : June 1975 : Technology, the future of raw material supply. Rumbles and rattles in Tucson, apparently NOT earthquakes or blasting. The mining club of the Southwest. A simple test – chrysocolla or turquoise? 12p. (spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 5(3) : September 1975 : Geology and land use planning. Salt, an Arizona resource. Uranium resource study continues. 12p. (spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 5(4) : December 1975 : Coal, Arizona’s most important energy resource? Applied remote sensing lab at the University of Arizona. New office for the Geological Survey at 845 North Park Avenue, photos, Tom McGarvin and more. 12p. (spine hole punched) $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 14(3) : Fall 1984 : A view of Subsidence in Arizona. Late Cenozoic deformation in Arizona. Geometry of low-angle Normal faults in west-central Arizona. $2

Arizona Field Notes Vol. 16(4) : Winter 1986 : Radon gas – a geologic hazard. Arizona earthquake center 1986 activity summary. Stewart Mountain dam – current geologic investigations. $2

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University of Arizona : Bureau of Mines : Maps
Maps from various Arizona Geological Survey series. Folded, no envelopes or hand-written envelopes, owner's stamp.
The map series are in this order below : A, Maps (M series), NP, Oil and Gas (OG series).
Those that I could NOT identify with a number are listed below the numbered maps.
Multiples available of most County Maps in M-3 series.

Arizona Map A-2 : 1974 : Drill Hole map of Southeastern Arizona. Scale 1:500,000. Black and white. 2 sheets (one map, one chart) $5

Arizona Map M-3-2 : 1960 : Geologic Map of Coconino County, Arizona. By Richard T. Moore, Eldred D. Wilson, and Robert T. O’Haire. scale 1:375,000. Original, County Geologic Map Series. Full Color. $1

Arizona Map M-3-4 : 1958 : Geologic Map of Graham and Greenlee Counties, Arizona. Scale 1:375,000. Original, County Geologic Map Series. Full color. $1

Arizona Map M-3-9 : 1959 : Geologic Map of Pinal County, Arizona. Scale 1:375,000. Original, County Geologic Map Series. Full color. $5

Arizona Map M-4-1 : 1965 (revision) : Map of known nonmetallic mineral occurrences of Arizona. By Fred J. McCrory and Robert T. O’Haire. Scale 1:1,000,000. May be a 1979 reprint of same. (This map series number is my guess based on a gap in the current list). $5

Arizona Map M-4-2 : 1969 : Map of Known Metallic Mineral Occurrences (Excluding Base and Precious Metals) in Arizona, by Stanton B. Keith, scale 1:1,000,000. With color. $1

Arizona Map M-4-3 : 1969, 1978 revision : Map of known nonferrous base and precious metal mineral occurrences in Arizona. With color. (This map series number is my guess based on a gap in the current list). $5

Arizona Map M-7 : 1962 : Geologic Cross-Sections of Arizona, by R.T. Moore and E.D. Wilson. Scale 1:190,000. A free base map of Arizona showing all cross-section lines is included with the following sheets : M-7-1-Sheet One, Sections 1, 2, and 3, M-7-2-Sheet Two, Sections 4, 5, and 6, Complete set. M-7-3-Sheet Three, Sections 7 and 8. In color. Complete set of 4 sheets. $1

Arizona Map M-11 : 1962 : Map of outcrops of Tertiary and Quaternary igneous rocks in Arizona. Scale 1:1,000,000. With color.

Arizona Map M-19 : 1962 : Map of Outcrops of Laramide (Cretaceous-Tertiary) Rocks in Arizona and Adjacent Regions by Stanley B. Keith, scale 1:1,000,000. With color. $1

Arizona Map NP-15 : 1975 : Residual Bouguer Gravity Anomaly Map of Arizona, scale 1:1,000,000, blue line. $4

Arizona Map OG-3 : Well Location Map, Maricopa County. Blueline map at a scale of 1:500,000. 1972. 2 sheets (1 map, 1 text). $1

Arizona Map OG-5 : Well Location Map, Pinal County. Blueline map at a scale of 1:500,000. 1972. $1

Arizona Map OG-6 : Well Location Map, Cochise County. Blueline map at a scale of 1:500,000. 1972. $1

Arizona Highway geology Map. 1967. Color. Scale 1:1,000,000. Includes text and illustrations on back of map sheet. $5

Bouguer Gravity anomaly map of Arizona. 1973. 1:1,000,000. Black and white. $3

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Four Corners Geological Society : All Publications, in alphabetical order by title.
The FCGS is currently based in Durango, Colorado. Focus covers Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.

Geology of Canyonlands and Cataract Canyon. by D. L. Baars and C. M. Molenaar. 1971. Four Corners Geological Society, Sixth Field Conference, Cataract Canyon River Expedition. Softcover, 9x6”, illus., 96p., cross-section in pocket, River Log. (bumped corner) $10

Geology of the Canyons of the San Juan River : a River Runner’s guide by the Four Corners Geological Society. Edited by D. L. Baars. 1973 Four Corners Geological Society, Seventh Field conference, San Juan River Expedition. Softcover, 8x5”, 94p., illus., river log. $18

Oil and Gas fields of the Four corners Area : Large, two volume set. 1978. Four Corners Geological Society. This is a matched pair of three-ring binders with illustrated covers. 11x8.5", illus. O & G Field papers include geologic setting, discovery well drilling and completion practices, and reservoir data along with a structure map and a typical wireline well log for each field. Papers on special topics are included. Vol. I & II include 242 field papers, 726 p. Pertains to Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. Note : This set is complete as is. A third volume was added in 1983 and is not here. (All VG, nice, but black and red binder covers are lightly greyed from dust). $94

Shelf carbonates of the Paradox Basin : a symposium, Fourth field conference. 1963 Four Corners Geological Society. Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona. HARDBACK, 9x6", 273p., illus, road logs - 5 different trips plus river trip log. 15 techinical papers. Specific mention is made of Ismay Field and Honaker Trail (San Juan canyon, Utah) among other topics. 2 plates in pocket (one with sunned folds). (corners and spine ends bumped.) $22

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Arizona Geological Society : All Publications, in alphabetical order by title.

Arizona Geological Society 1979 Spring Field Trip, March 31 – April 1, 1979. ROAD LOGS : Tucson to Yuma, Wellton to the Marine Corps Gunnery Range, Yuma to the Silver Mining District, Martinez Lake Turnoff to Quartzite, Quartzite to Buckeye. 11x8.5”, illustrated, 48p., staple bound. This is a bundle of information produced for the field trip, illustrations are photocopies. The road logs were later published professionally in the Arizona Geological Society Digest 12. Several copies available. (light wear possible). $15

Arizona Geological Society Digest : Those with individual titles (such as Tectonic Digest) are listed under title farther below.

Arizona Geological Society Digest Volume VII (Vol. 7) : 1964 : Softcover, 9x6”, 176p., illus. (paper over spine may be a tad rough) $2

Most of the contents of AGS Digest 7 :
On the orientation of crystals in porphyritic rocks.
Virtual geomagnetic pole positions for North American and their suggested paleolatitudes.
Rock-magnetic data and its use in geophysical interpreations.
Potassium-argon dating of post-Laramide plutonic and volcanic rocks within the Basin and Range province of southeastern Arizona and adjacent areas.
Occurrence of linears in the Tucson south quadrangle, Pima county, Arizona.
Trace-element investigation of the “Turkey Track” porphyry, southern Arizona.
Structure of the eastern Hualpai Indian reservation, Arizona.
Petrography and origin of the 111 Ranch cherts, Graham county, Arizona.
Folds in gneiss beyond north Campbell Avenue, Tucson, Arizona.
The West San Xavier mine, keys to a district.
A critical study of the evidence of late Neogene faulting at McGee Mountain, Mono county, California.

Arizona Geological Society Digest Volume IX (Vol. 9) : 1971 : Softcover, 9x6”, 265p., illus. (may have mild soil) $3

Contents of AGS Digest 9:
Earthquake history of Arizona and New Mexico, 1850-1966.
Defense of “Volcanic Orogeny.”
Belt of Laramide-age intrusive rocks and fissure veins in south central Arizona.
Permian sedimentary environments in southeastern Arizona.
Atomic absorption major element analysis using a lithium metaborate fusion technique and some possible applications to ore finding.
An analysis of gravity data from the Tucson basin, Arizona.
Aeromagnetic map of the northern part of the Tucson basin, Pima county, Arizona.
Feeders of an Ash Flow sequence on Bren Mountain, Tucson Mountain Park, Arizona.
Reconnaissance geology of Isla Mejia, Gulf of California, Mexico, Part I – geology.
Reconnaissance geology of Isla Mejia, Gulf of California, Mexico, Part II – Magnetic survey.
Normal faulting in the Dragoon Pass area, Cochise county, Arizona.
Uplift and gravitational adjustment Ruby Star Ranch Area, Pima Mining district, Arizona.
Relation of fossil landslides to geologic structure, Canelo Hills, Arizona.
Late Pleistocene Periglacial geomorphology (Rock Glaciers and blockfields) at Kendrick Peak, Northern Arizona.
A re-examination of the type section of the Scherrer formation (Permian) in Cochise county, Arizona.
Revised minimum age of Cerro Colorado Crater, Pinacates volcanic field, northwestern Sonora.

Arizona Geological Society Digest Volume XIII (Vol. 13) : 1981 : Softcover 11x8.5”, 215 pages, illus., plus 2 plates in pocket. Very Good $6

Most of the contents of AGS Digest 13:
Garnet- and topaz-bearing rhyolites from near Burro Creek, Mohave county, western Arizona – possible exploration significance.
Geology of the Pinaleno Mountains, Arizona, a preliminary report.
Quaternary evolution of the Canad del Oro Valley, southeastern Arizona.
lnfluence of mole fraction of CO2 on amphibole stability in the Bradshaw Mountains region, central Arizona.
Structural style of detachment faulting in the Whipple Mountains, California, and Buckskin Mountains, Arizona.
Guide to the geology of the Salt River Canyon region, Arizona.
Gravity modeling of the basins in the Basin and Range Province, Arizona.
Controls on lead-zinc skarn mineralization, Iron Cap mine area, Aravaipa district, Graham county, Arizona.
Relations between tectonism and stream-channel sediment distributions in small arid watersheds, southwestern Arizona and southeastern California.
Paleontology, paleoecology, and depositional history of the Miocene-Pliocene Verde formation, Yavapai county, Arizona.
Uplift and gravitational response, east end of Catalina Forerange near Tucson, Arizona.
Ninety-three percent of slip on the Gunlock fault, the Basin-Range Colorado Plateaus boundary fault north of Gunlock, Washington county, southwestern Utah.
K-Ar and Rb-Sr geochronology of the Dos Cabezas Mountains, Cochise county, Arizona.

SEE OTHER Arizona Geological Society Digests farther down the Misc. Section under TITLE of the issue (for those that are available).
Arizona Geological Society Digest Volume 10 : SeeTectonic Digest
Arizona Geological Society Digest Volume 14 : See Relations of Tectonics to Ore Deposits in the Southern Cordillera
Arizona Geological Society Digest Volume 15 : See Gold and Silver Deposits of the Basin and Range Province, Western U.S.A.
Arizona Geological Society Digest Volume 16 : See Frontiers in Geology and Ore Deposits of Arizona and the Southwest
Arizona Geological Society Digest Volume 17 : See Geologic Evolution of Arizona
Arizona Geological Society Digest Volume 18 : See Mesozoic Rocks of Southern Arizona and Adjacent Areas
Arizona Geological Society Digest Volume 19 : See Proterozoic Geology and Ore Deposits of Arizona
Arizona Geological Society Digest Volume 20 : See Porphyry Copper Deposits of the American Cordillera
Arizona Geological Society Digest Volume 21 : See Desert Heat - Volcanic Fire, The Geologic History of the Tucson Mountains and Southern Arizona
Arizona Geological Society Digest Volume 22 : See Ores and Orogenesis: Circum Pacific Tectonics, Geologic Evolution, and Ore Deposits

 

Comparison of NASA Thematic Mapper images of the Safford District with exposed alteration haloes at the Phelps Dodge Dos Pobres and Kennecott Lone Star deposits. Arizona Geological Society Spring Field Trip May 1982. L. K. Lepley, field trip Leader. Comb-bound, 8.5x11”, 34 pages of text plus 26 figures, most of them following the text pages. Illustrations include a number of actual color photographs and color maps. (Inside generally Very Good, covers have some mild soil). $32

Field trip to Bighorn Mine, Socorro Mine, and Copperstone mine, Arizona. Arizona Geological Society Spring Field Trip 1988. Field trip leaders : Hugo Dummett and Nora Colburn. Comb-bound, 11x8.5”, FAT, around 250 one-sided pages, illustrated. SCARCE. (Good. Slight cover wear, sticker remnant on spine). $78

Contents of Spring 1988 Arizona Geological Society Field Trip Guidebook :
Road Log : Wickenburg to Ambrosia Mill.
Road Log : Ambrosia Mill to Socorro Mine.
Road Log : Parker to Copperstone Mine.
A general comment of FeOx-Gold deposits and gold solubility.
Conditions of gold mineralization in the detachment fault environment. By Beane, Wilkins and Heidrick.
Detailed geological and geochemical investigations of the Socorro reef gold anomaly. (Long report).
Geology of the Copperstone gold deposit, Arizona (AGS Field Trip, April 17, 1988)
Control of mineralization by Mesozoic and Cenozoic low-angle structures in West-central Arizona.
Crustal heritage of silver and gold ratios in Arizona ores.
Geology of the Vulture mine, Arizona by D. C. White (SME Preprint 88-44).
The Tonopah – Belmont Mine, Maricopa county, Arizona, by George B. Allen and William Hunt.
Economic geology of the Big Horn mountains of West-central Arizona by George B. Allen (ABGM Open-File Report 85-17) (Large reort : 140 pages).

Field Trip to Mesquite Mine, American Girl – Padre-Madre Properties, and Picacho Mine, Imperial county, California. Arizona Geological Society Fall Field Trip 1986. Field Trip Leaders Will Wilkinson and Clancy Wendt. Comb-bound, 11x8.5”, FAT, around 250 one-sided pages, illustrated. SCARCE. (Good. Cover has mild soil) $78

Contents of Fall 1986 Arizona Geological Society Field Trip Guidebook :
Precious metal mineralization, stratigraphy, and tectonics in southeastern California.
Road Log : Yuma to Mesquite Mine to Cargo Muchacho Mountains.
NOTE : Road logs include short reports on Geology of various areas along the way, I didn’t list all. Geology of the Gavilan Hills.
Geology of the Chocolate Mountains. The Big Chief Gold deposit, a new discovery in southeast California.
Gneissic host rocks to gold mineralization in the Cargo Muchacho mountains, southeastern California.
Field guide to the Picacho mine and vicinity, southeasternmost California, by Frost, Drobeck, Hillemeyer, and Liebler (32 pages).
Picacho Basin – Picacho Mine area (GSA Field Guide, Cordilleran Section, 1986). 22 pages.
Gneissic host rocks of gold mineralization at the Picacho Mine, southeastern Chocolate mountains, southeastern California, by R. M. Tosdal.
Field guide to the Chocolate mountains thrust and Orocopia schist, Gavilan Wash area, southeasternmost California.
Peolona – Orocopia schist and Vincent – Chocolate Mountain thrust system, Southern California.
Tectonic setting and lithology of the Winterhaven formation : a new Mesozoic stratigraphic unit in southeasternmost California and Southwestern Arizona. (USGS Bulletin 1599).
Petrochemical variations in Laramide magmatism and their relationship to Laramide tectonic and metallogenic evolution in Arizona and adjacent regions. By Stanley B. Keith.
Geology and mineralization of the Mesquite Open Pit gold mine. By Gearld F. Willis, probably Gerald F. Willis, Brawley, California.
Geology and mineralization of the Picacho gold prospect, Imperial county, California.
The Picacho mine : a gold mineralized detachment in southeastern California.
More short pieces.

Frontiers in geology and ore deposits of Arizona and the Southwest. 1986 Arizona Geological Society Digest Volume XVI (Vol. 16). Edited by Barbara Beatty and P. A. K. Wilkinson. Softcover, 11x8.5”, 554 pages, illustrated. Contains 25 reports listed as “talks,” 13 field trips, and 16 “poster sessions.” This is an impressive FAT book. Among many other things, topics include Gold, Apache group, Orocopia Schist, Chocolate mountains, tectonics, Topaz rhyolites, Uranium mineralized breccia pipes, Picacho mine, Paradise Peak, Mazatzal mountains, Colosseum mine, Morning star mine, Roadside mine, Coppoerstone mine, Calderas in Superstition mountains, Jerome Camp, Bradshaw Mountains, Verde mining district, Copper Chief mine, Prescott-Mayer area, Iron King mine, Spud Mountain, Boggs mine, Copper Queen mine, Pima mining district, Ray-Superior region, MUCH more. (Good). $15

Geologic Hazards of Tucson. (Field Trip Guidebook # 12). 1986 Arizona Geological Society and the University of Arizona. This publication was produced for the 1986 symposium titled “Frontiers in geology and ore deposits of Arizona and the Southwest.” March 22, 1986, field trip leaders : E. McCullough, M. Pearthree, and G. Rodzenko. Comb-bound, 37p. of text, plus numerous unpaged illustration pages. Includes road log and lots of descriptive text and illustrations. Photos are somewhat crudely reproduced. SCARCE. $52

Guide book for field trip excursions in southern Arizona. 1952 Arizona Geological Society. Published for the Cordilleran section meeting of the Geological Society of America, held April 10-14 in Tucson. Comb-bound, 11x8.5”, 150p., 51 figures, 5 tables, some fold-outs. For each field trip (below) there is a descriptive article and a road log. SCARCE. (small mark on cover) $38

Field Trips in southern Arizona include :
Ground-water problems of Queen Creek area.
Paleozoic and Cretaceous Stratigraphy of Tucson mountains.
Santa Catalina mountains metamorphic area.
Economic geology – Ajo Porphyry Copper.
Stratigraphy, structure, and economic geology typical of southern Arizona.

Proceedings of the Porphyry Copper Symposium. Edited by Judith P. Jenney and Helen R. Hauck. 1976, Arizona Geological Society Digest, v. 11, 11x8.5", 178 p. 26 papers. Among much more, specific mention is made of Pinos Altos, Safford district, Cyprus Johnson deposit, Bunker Hill mining district, Kalamazoo porphyry copper deposit, Ray silicate orebody, Vekol Hills, Lights Creek stock, MacArthur property, Copper Canyon, Bagdad, San Xavier fault, Cyprus Pima mine, Twin Buttes mine, La Verde copper deposits, Pilares breccia pipe, more. $25

Relations of Tectonics to Ore Deposits in the Southern Cordillera, a symposium. edited by W.R. Dickinson and W.D. Payne, 1981, Arizona Geological Society Digest Volume XIV (Vol. 14), 11x8.5", 288 p. 19 papers plus a section of other abstracts. (may have lightly bumped edge OR light cover wear). $10

Tectonic Digest, edited by J.C. Wilt and J.P. Jenney, 1976, Arizona Geological Society Digest, v. 10, 9x6", 430p., illus., 19 articles plus 4 plates in separate map supplement container. $8

A few of the papers from the Tectonic Digest:
Cross Sections of southern Arizona and adjacent parts of California and New Mexico.
Free air gravity anomaly map of Arizona.
Yavapai series – a greenstone belt.
Some structures in older Precambrian rocks of Clear Creek-Cremation Creek area, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona Origin of the Red Hills – Piedmontite Hills uplift.
Cedar Pocket Canyon (Grand Wash) - Shebit-Gunlock fault complex, Northwestern Arizona and Southwestern Utah : reinterpretation of the time of faulting.
Laramide tectonics from Paradise to Hells Gate, southeastern Arizona.
Tectonics of the Central Dragoon mountains : a new look.
The age of basin-range faulting in Arizona.
Internal structure and mechanism of emplacement of a small gravity-glide sheet, Saguaro National Monument, Tucson. Geology,
Geochronology and geochemistry of Picacho peak area, Pinal county, Arizona.
Black mountain fault.

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Arizona Geology Materials : Misc. ~9x6" unless otherwise noted, some are offprints.

Ages of stratified Precambrian rock sequences in central Arizona and northern Sonora. By Donald E. Livingston and Paul E. Damon. Offprint 1968 Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, Volume 5, pages 763-772, illus., 10x8”. (spine hole punched) $1

Analytical Laboratory Methods used at the International Smelting Company's Miami Plant, Inspiration, Arizona by F.G. Hawley. 1929. The smelter was originally built near but not in Miami and abutting the Inspiration Consolidated Copper Company property. Inspiration Copper later bought the smelter and it became a department of that mine, so it is very near the town of Miami and the town of Inspiration, but not technically in either. It is still in operation as the Phelps Dodge Miami Smelter. 9x6", 105p., very detailed, split by the material being analyzed. (small smudge on cover) $17

Arizona’s copper province and the Texas lineament. By Jacques B. Wertz. Extracted from Mining Engineering, May 1970, pages 80-81, illus. (spine hole punched) $1

BISBEE AREA articles. A loose collection of offprints, photocopies (likely from inter-library loan), notes. Around 15p. Hole-punched spine, stapled.$4

BISBEE collection includes :
Sedimentary rocks at Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, and tentative correlation with the sections at Bisbee and the Swisshelm mountains, Arizona.
The Lavender pit, Phelps Dodge Corp.
Intrusive Breccias at Bisbee.
Bisbee (ore deposits), single page.

Broken Back Gold Placer, Greenlee county, Arizona. This group of materials pertains to this gold producing property in the Morenci Mining district. $5
A. Geology, metallurgy and economics of the Broken Back Gold Project, Morenci Mining District, Greenlee county, Arizona. By L. H. Loidolt, Laguna Beach, 1986. A PARTIAL copy of this report, contains table of contents, list of illustrations, location and accessibility, location map, and sections on economic projections and Summary & recommendations. 10 pages total.
B. Three pages of letters pertaining to evaluating the project.

BVO Project, Yuma and La Paz counties, Arizona : Summary report. By T. L. Jennings and M. D. Johnson, September 1988. This private geologic report (photocopy) includes Location and access, History, Land status, Regional geology, local geology, structure, Mineralization and alteration, Geochemistry, Drilling, Inventory, Economics, Metallurgy, and reference list. Tables of property costs, check assay, drill hole comparisons, underground mineable inventory, Bottle Roll cyanide leach results. Many maps, most of which are fold-outs, include location and land status, geology, surface gold geochemistry, Bronco geology and surface gold geochemistry, Oakland mine plans of various levels, Oakland mine sections. Several appendices. Around 65 pages total. Little Horn Mountains. Gold and Silver. Plus, a separate three page evaluation and recommendation report by T. N. Macauley OF the 1988 report by Jennings and Johnson. $48

Cenozoic Argon ages on metamorphic rocks from the Basin and Range province. By Rihard L. Mauger, Paul E. Damon and Donald E. Livingston. Extracted from American Journal of Science, Volume 266, Summer 1968, pages 579-589, 9x6”, illus. (spine hole punched) $1

Correlation of Arizona paleozoic formations by A.A. Stoyanow. 1936 Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 9x6", 81p., illus. Very good, spine ends a bit rough. $12

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Correlation of Jurassic formations along Defiance monocline, Arizona – New Mexico. By H.E. Wright, Jr., and Robert M. Becker. Extracted from Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (Bull. AAPG), 9x6”, illus. 1951, Vol. 35(3), pages 607-614. $1

Devonian Conodonts in Arizona by R.L. Ethington. 1963? Extracted from New Mexico Geological Society 13th Field conference. 11x8.5", 5p., illus. (some pencil notes). $1

Erg deposits in the Lower Jurassic Wingate Sandstone, northeastern Arizona : oblique dune sedimentation. by Lars B. Clemmensen and Ronald C. Blakey. 1989. Extracted from Sedimentology Vol. 36. p. 449-470, illus.

Geochronology of the emplacement, enrichment, and preservation of Arizona porphyry copper deposits. By Donald E. Livingston, Richard L. Mauger, and Paul E. Damon. Offprint from Economic geology, Volume 63, 1968, pages 30-36, 11x8.5”, illus. $1

Geologic map and sections of the Board Cabin wash area, Diamond Butte quadrangle, Gila county, Arizona. 1953 Gordon Gastil. GSA Bulletin extract, volume 69. Full color, folded, scale : 1 inch = Quarter mile. (One margin trimmed a bit unevenly when it was removed from bound volume). $2

Geologic map and sections of the eastern half of the Diamond Butte quadrangle, Gila county, Arizona. 1953 Gordon Gastil. GSA Bulletin extract, volume 69. Full color, folded, scale : 1 inch = half a mile. $5

Geologic Map of the Picacho Mine Area, Southeastern California, by S.M. Richard and J.E. Spencer, 1996, scale 1:10,000. Arizona Geological Survey Open File Report 96-30. This is a single folded map. $1

Geology and mineralization of Hunt’s Mesa, Monument valley, Arizona. By John W. Chester. 1951 United States Atomic Energy Commission report RMO-801. 11x8.5”, 9p., 2 figures. $4

PLEASE ASK if you'd like to make a bulk purchase of the Geology Field Camp Handbook (below) for a class. They are identical from year to year except for the additional material in 1983. These are a nice introduction to Arizona geology for anyone.

Geology Field Camp Handbook : An Introduction to the Geology of selected areas of Arizona. 1977 University of Arizona. 104 pages, illustrated, Staple-bound, 11x8.5”. Consists of summer camp course material (Physiography, regional geological history, Stratigraphy). This copy has one extra page of handout included. $15

Geology Field Camp Handbook : An Introduction to the Geology of selected areas of Arizona. 1980 University of Arizona. 97 pages, illustrated, Staple-bound, 11x8.5”. Consists of summer camp course material (Physiography, geological history, Stratigraphy, Economic geology, with a concentration on Cochise county and southeastern Arizona). $15

Geology Field Camp Handbook : An Introduction to the Geology of selected areas of Arizona. 1981 University of Arizona. 97 pages, illustrated, Comb-bound, 11x8.5”. Consists of summer camp course material (Physiography, geological history, Stratigraphy, Economic geology, with a concentration on Cochise county and southeastern Arizona). $15

Geology Field Camp Handbook : An Introduction to the Geology of selected areas of Arizona. 1982 University of Arizona. 97 pages, illustrated, Staple-bound, 11x8.5”. Consists of summer camp course material (Physiography, geological history, Stratigraphy, Economic geology, with a concentration on Cochise county and southeastern Arizona). $15

Geology Field Camp Handbook : An Introduction to the Geology of selected areas of Arizona. 1983 University of Arizona. John W. Anthony and Donald W. Clay, Co-Directors of the Geology Field Camp. Around 150 pages, illustrated. Two copies (one comb-bound, one staple-bound), 11x8.5”. Title page was missed in binding and inserted later. $18

- 98 pages of summer camp course material (Physiography, geological history, Stratigraphy, Economic geology, with a concentration on Cochise county and southeastern Arizona).
- About 50 pages of other reference materials (listed below)
- - - Diagnostic characteristics of the Paleozoic formations of southeastern Arizona.
- - - Field description of Sedimentary rocks, Part I, Part II
- - - Other tables, charts, lists, instructions, definitions, descriptions.

Geology of GRAND CANYON : Here are three related volumes on the Geology of the Grand Canyon (USA) by Earle E. Spamer published by the Geological Society of America. All three are on microfische, and have a GSA publication number. All together, there are a total of 1115 pages here about the Grand Canyon! Condition: Good. As far as I can tell they are in excellent condition, except that sheets 3 and 4 of Vol. 3 had stuck together in a couple small spots. They seem to be completely readable in these spots. $21

Pub. 13 : 1983 : Geology of the Grand Canyon : an annotated bibliography, 1857-1982, with an annotated catalogue of Grand Canyon type fossils. by Earle E. Spamer. This includes a forward by Edwin D. McKee and has 543p. (6 sheets of microfische)
Pub. 14 : 1984 : Geology of the Grand Canyon, Vol. 2. by Earle E. Spamer. Supplement to bibliography and supplement and revision to catalogue. 229p. (3 sheets of microfische)
Pub. 17 : 1988 : Geology of the Grand Canyon, Vol. 3. by Earle E. Spamer. Annotated bibliography of Grand Canyon Geology supplement; Annotated catalogue of Grand Canyon type fossils supplement; Annotated bibiliography of the World Literature on the Grand Canyon. Type fossil Chuaria circularis 1899, an index fossil for the late Proterozoic. Master index to authors listed in the annotated bibliography of Grand Canyon Geology Vols. 1-3. 343p. (4 sheets of microfische)

Geology of the northern Kofa Mountains (Owl Head and northern third of the Kofa Butte 7.5” quadrangles), Yuma and La Paz counties, Arizona. By Charles A. Ferguson and Steven J. Skotnicki. 1996. Arizona Geological Survey Open File Report 96-3. Comb-bound, 11x8.5”, 22p., 1 table, 3 figures (1 in pocket), plus geologic map and section (in pocket). Total of two items in pocket. (minor soil on first page) $5

GILA COUNTY AREA articles. This group covers more than Gila county, but the mines are roughly in that area and I needed to name it something. A loose collection of offprints, photocopies (likely from inter-library loan), notes. Around 50p. Much on COPPER. Hole-punched spine, stapled, some notes. $18

GILA COUNTY collection includes :
San Manuel – America’s newest large copper producer (Magma Copper Corporation).
Geology of the San Manuel Mine
New developments at the Christmas Mine, Gila county, Arizona. 1957.
Globe – Miami district.
Geologic plan and section, Inspiration mine, Gila county, Arizona. Colored in.
Regional geochemical reconnaissance of the Bradshaw mountains, Arizona.
Geology of the Miami Mining district.
Geology and ore deposits of the Globe quadrangle.
Geology and ore deposits of the United Verde mine (Jerome district)

Gladiator Mine (War Eagle) , Yavapai county, Arizona. By Percy G. Dobson, 1943. Gold, silver, copper, lead, zinc. This is a private report plus a cover letter with recommendations. Includes location, ownership, history, geology, development, mill, equipment, possibilities, conclusions. Plus a large hand-drawn fold-out map that combines a mine tunnel map, mine area from above with ownership, and mine cross-sectional map, plus table of assay results. Crown King, Gold Crown, and Summit King are all apparently region names. $28

Ground Water volume 21(3) : 1983 : This is an issue of the Journal of ground-water technology, a division national water well association. 11x8.5", illus. 130p. (cover lightly rubbed) $7

A few of the technical papers in the Ground Water Journal 21(3):
Hydrogeology of the Littlefield Springs, Arizona.
Aquifer tests and well field performance, Scioto River Valley, Ohio, Part I.
Pore-water pressure in the roof of an underground coal mine in Illinois.
Seepage from Oilfield brine disposal ponds in Utah.
Aqueous geochemistry and exchangeable ation composition of Glauconite in the Aquia aquifer, Maryland.

Guidebook to the Geology of Central Arizona, by D.M. Burt and T.L. Péwé, 1978, Softcover, 11x8.5", 176 p., very nice illustrations. Field Trip Guidebook for the 74th Regional Meeting of the Cordilleran Section, The Geological Society of America, Tucson, Ariz., 1978. This is Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Special Paper 2. (Paper over upper spine end may be a bit rough). $12

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Handbook for Earth Science 199 : geology field trips by Donald W. Clay and Robert E. L. Ingram. May 15-21, 1974, Arizona Western College. This consists of around 30 pages in a binder, photocopied or mimeographed. $22
Includes :
Road Log : Yuma to Jerome.
Road Log : Jerome to Flagstaff via Oak Creek Canyon.
Road Log : Globe to Showlow.
Road Log : Show Low to Black Canyon Highway via Payson, Fossil Creek, and Camp Verde.
Road Log : Flagstaff to South Rim Grand Canyon.

Handbook for Earth Science 199 and Anthropology 199 : a combined geology and anthropology field trip by Donald W. Clay, Robert E. L. Ingram, and Terence Broyer. April 17-21, 1975, Arizona Western College. This consists of around 30 pages in a binder, photocopied or mimeographed. Good. $22
Includes :
Cultural history of the Southwest;
Road Log : Arizona Western Campus to Globe, Arizona;
Road Log : Grand Canyon National Park to Yuma via Prescott,
Road Log : Yuma to Jerome.
Road Log : Jerome to Flagstaff via Oak Creek Canyon.
Road Log : Globe to Showlow.
Road Log : Flagstaff to South Rim Grand Canyon.

Late Cretaceous stratigraphy of Black Mesa, Navajo and Hopi Indian reservations, Arizona. By Charles A. Repenning and Harry G. Page. Extracted from Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (Bull. AAPG), 9x6”, illus. 1956, Vol. 40(2), pages 255-294. $5

Map showing photo lineaments in the Tortolita Mountains quadrangle, Arizona. 1976 USGS Open File Map 77-152. By Roger D. Dockter and Norman G. Banks. Scale 1 inch = 1 mile. This consists of two copies of the map in an envelope. One copy is on thin paper and is reversed (i.e. if you hold it up to a light looking from Back to Front it is readable), thus it may have been meant to use on an overhead projector or something like that. The second copy is normal, readable from the front. $15

Memorandum on the Big Lead, Fluorite and Lead prospect, Bouse, Mojave county, Arizona. By Percy G. Dobson, 1944. This private report consists of two pages (carbon copies) of original private geologic report, one page follow-up letter, one page of assay results (includes gold and silver) with conclusions, and a large fold-out hand-drawn map of the Big Lead mine with sample sites marked.(Multiple staple marks) $12

Memorandum on the Copper World mine, Yucca, Arizona. Mohave county. By Percy G. Dobson, Fallon, Nevada, 1955. This private report consists of six pages (carbon copies) of original geologic report, and a vary large fold-out hand-drawn cross-section map of the mine showing different levels and geology. The report covers location, ownership and terms, history, production and grade of ore, Ore possibilities, Estimated outcome of sale of ore concentrates, equipment, summary and conclusions. Copper and Zinc. $22

Miami Copper Division, Gila county, Miami, Arizona. This is a group of private reports and other materials pertaining to Copper in the Miami, Arizona area. Everything dated 1969. $28
A. Private report by J. J. Crowhurst giving recommendations following his visit to site in 1969. Includes five pages of report, plus a number of pages of text, illustrations and maps from another formal report that I cannot identify, perhaps a USBM report. Between the two reports, includes Mines location map, History of mining and production in area, Summary and Conclusions, Geologic plan at 420 level, Generalized section of Miami mine, Plan of Miami mine area, Recommendations (lengthy section), 1969 drill hole results.
B. Private report by J. J. Crowhurst describing a proposed mining method to be applied to new orebody at Miami, Arizona. 14 pages. Includes Historical outline, Mining methods, Servicing, Ventilation, Surface subsidence, Estimated yearly operating costs, Personnel, Production estimates.
C. Resume of experience for Theodore Wm. E. Swanson.
D. Schematic Mining Layout, Plan and Section. Large folded sheet.
E. Copy of hand written check calculations concerning mining method cost estimates. 5 pages. 1969.
F. Several pages of notes.

Natural Resources of Arizona. 1963 US Government printing office. Softcover 10.5x8”, 52p., heavily illustrated with vintage photos, Photographic cover. This is a US Department of the Interior publication intended to showcase the state. It now serves as a rather charming look back on the state as it was 50 years ago. Nice condition. $5

North Star Mine, Yuma county, Arizona : a geologic review and exploration program prepared for Yuma Gold Mines, Ltd. By Irwin S. Parrish, 1985, Golden, Colorado. 22 pages plus 4 pages of illustrations, private report. Includes Property and title, Location, access and climate, History, Geology, Mineralization, Development, Field Examination, Recommendations, Programs and Budget (large section), Conclusion, References, Assay reports for gold and silver. Nice Photocopy. $38

Ore genesis in the Morenci-Metcalf district. Morenci. Metcalf. By Joackson M. Langton. 1972. AIME preprint 72-I-47. 38p., illus. (Photocopy, spine hole punched, edge nicked, one figure has rock types colored in). $2

Oxidation of sulphur in Arizona soils and its effect on soil properties by W.T. McGeorge and R.A. Greene. 1935 University of Arizona, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 59. 9x6", 28p., illus., fold-out. $5

Permian Concha limestone and Rainvalley formation, southeastern Arizona. By D.L. Bryant and N.E. McClymonds. Extracted from Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (Bull. AAPG), 9x6”, illus. 1961, Vol. 45(8), pages 1324-1333. $2

Plateau 42(4) : 1970 : Quarterly of the Museum of Northern Arizona. 9x6", 38p., illus. Contains 6 articles: 4 on Native Americans and 2 on geology : Arizona and Antarctica. Naco formation (Pennsylvanian) in central Arizona. (a few page corner tips stained). $3

Plateau 43(1) : 1970 : Quarterly of the Museum of Northern Arizona. 9x6", 44p., illus. Contains 7 articles : 4 on Native Americans and 2 on geology : Carbon Butte - an unusual landslide in the Grand Canyon. New Quaternary formation in northern Arizona. $4

Potassium – Argon dating of Basin and Range uplift, Catalina mountains, Arizona. By Paul E. Damon, Rolfe C. Erickson and Donald E. Livingston. Reprint from Nuclear Geophysics, NRC publication 1075. K-Ar dating of Basin and Range uplift, Catalina mountains, Arizona. 10x7”, pages 113-121. Spine hole punched. $1

Preliminary report on the Papago Gold Mining company, Casa Grande, Arizona. 1933, Percy G. Dobson. This private report is five pages long plus a fold-out hand-drawn map that includes a view from above showing cuts (trenches?) with assay results and cross section views with assay results. Probably Pinal County. Includes location, purpose and conditions of examination, history, mine workings, geology and mineralization, assay results, possibilities, recommendations, summary and conclusions. Gold and silver. $28

Preliminary report on uranium-bearing deposits in Mohave county, Arizona. By Olin M. Hart and D. L. Hetland. 1953 United States Atomic Energy Commission report RME-4026. 11x8.5”, 52p., 9 figures (4 are fold-out maps) $15

Proterozoic ore deposits of the southwestern United States. By Ed DeWitt. 1987 Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series Volume 1. Guidebook prepared for the Society of Economic Geologists Field Conference, October 22-24, 1987. Softcover, 11x8.5”, 189 pages, 61 figures, road logs, related papers. Among much more, includes Mountain Pass area of San Bernardino county of California, Oatman Arizona, Kingman Arizona, Bagdad Arizona, Black Pearl Mine, Prescott Arizona, Iron King Mine, Huron-Montezuma Prosect, Bell Ranch Prospect, tungsten, copper, zinc, gold, sulfide deposits. (Good. Spine has minor nick, gold cover slightly smudged. Inside is bright, clean, crisp.). $58

Rates of sediment production in Southwestern United States by Carl B. Brown. 1945 US Dept. of Agriculture : SCS-TP-58. 11x8.5", 40p., fold-out. $5

Regional study of jointing in Comb Ridge – Navajo Mountain area, Arizona and Utah. By Robert A. Hodgson. Extracted from Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (Bull. AAPG), 9x6”, illus. 1961, Vol. 45(1), pages 1-38. $8

Report on the Boaz Mine, Prescott, Arizona for Dynamo Mines, Ltd. By R. W. Phendler, 1969 Vancouver. This Private geologic report is six pages long plus regional map and hand-drawn geology map of the mine area. It covers location, access, property, ownership, history, geology, mineralization, ore reserves and possibilities, summary, conclusions and recommendations. $18

Report on the Rosalie Mine, Prescott, Arizona for Dynamo Mines, Ltd. By R. W. Phendler, 1969 Vancouver. This Private geologic report is five pages long plus regional map and hand-drawn geology map of the mine area. It covers location, access, property, ownership, history, geology, mineralization, ore reserves and possibilities, summary, conclusions and recommendations. Plus four pages of assay results for gold, silver, copper. $22

Rubidium – Strontium ages of some basement rocks from Arizona and northwestern Mexico. Rb-Sr. By Bruno J. Giletti and Paul E. Damon. Offprint, GSA Bulletin volume 72, pages 639-644, 1 figure, 9x6”. (spine hole punched). $1

Southern Colorado Plateau : K/H Geology Field Guide Series. By J. Keith Rigby. 1977 Kendall/Hunt publishing Company. Softcover, 9x7”, 148p., nicely illustrated, road logs. Covers parts of northern Arizona, northern New Mexico, and a bit of southern Colorado and Utah. Includes Grand Canyon National Park, Sunset Crater, Wupatki National Monument, Four corners, Betatakin Ruin, Mesa Verde National Park, Petrified Forest National Park, and much more. (Light cover wear) $9

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Strata-bound sulfide deposits and suggestions for exploration in Arizona. By John S. Vuch. 1974 Arizona Geological Survey Circular 16. 11x8.5”, 11p., 6 figures. (This is a nice quality photocopy). $1

Stratigraphic relations in Chiricahua and Dos Cabezas mountains, Arizona. By Floyd F. Sabins, Jr. Extracted from Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (Bull. AAPG), 9x6”, illus. 1957, Vol. 41(3), pages 466-510. $9

Stratigraphy of Supai formation, Chino valley area, Yavapai county, Arizona. By Paul W. Hughes. Extracted from Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (Bull. AAPG), 9x6”, illus. 1952, Vol. 36(4), Pages 635-657. (First page margin a bit rough).

Structural development and Paleozoic stratigraphy of Black Mesa basin, northeastern Arizona, and surrounding areas. By Wolfgang E. Elston. Extracted from Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (Bull. AAPG), 9x6”, illus. 1960, Vol. 44(1), pages 21-36. $3

Studies in sedimentology of the Shinarump conglomerate of northeastern Arizona. By Edwin D. McKee, Charles G. Evensen, and Wilbur David Grundy. 1953 U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Report RME-3089. 11x8”, 48p., 10 tables, 6 figures, 2 plates. SCARCE. (Fair. Inside is all good, cover is noticeably rubbed and rumpled). $10

Summary of radiometric age determinations of igneous rocks from southeastern Arizona. By M. G. Johnson and V. R. Todd. 1973 USGS. 11x8.5”, 20p., illus. Photocopy, spine hole punched. $2

Tectonic analysis of the Sevier (145-85 Ma) and Laramide (85-43 Ma) orogenies in western North America. Book does not have a publication date listed, but based on dates in the introduction it is probably 1986 MagmaChem private report. By Richard F. Livaccari and Stanley B. Keith. Softcovers, comb-bound, 11x8.5”, 220 pages, 85 figures, 2 tables. This report covers the whole region, but the bulk of the examples seem to come from Arizona, followed by New Mexico and California, and a few in Mexico. $38

TUCSON AREA articles. A loose collection of offprints, photocopies (likely from inter-library loan), notes. Around 100p. Much on COPPER. Hole-punched spine, stapled, some notes. $32

TUCSON collection includes :
Pipe deposits of the Copper Creek area, Arizona.
San Manuel Prospect, Old Hat mining district. AIME Tech pub 2255.
Structure and mineralization at Silver Bell, Arizona. (notes, map colored).
Skip hoisting solves deep pit problem (Pima Mining company).
Resume of mining operation, Pima Mining company 1958.
Pima, a three part story, geology, open pit, milling.
Pima Mining company (descriptive pages).
Fast start at Mission : American Smelting.
Mission means more mining by Asarco.
Duval Sierrita corporation, visitor’s information pamphlet, map colored.
Lakeshore copper deposit.
Updating the geology and structural ore controls at Silver Bell, Arizona.
Geology and structural environment of the Sierrita Mountains, Pima county, Arizona.
Evidence indicating the hydrothermal origin of a Contact Metasomatic mineral suite, Mission copper deposit, Arizona.
The economic geology of the Esperanze mine and vicinity.
Geological developments in the Twin Buttes district. (notes).
Banner Mining Company opens the Mineral Hill Copper property in Arizona.
Geology and Exploration point way for Banner’s Copper developments.

Vekol Mountains, Pinal county, Arizona. Two private reports pertaining to mines in this area. $28
A. Preliminary notes on the geology of the Vekol Mine, near Casa Grande, Arizona. 1932, Percy G. Dobson. This private report is seven pages and includes progress of examination, geology, Vekol sill and dolomite horizon, Fracture system, Mineralization, Prospecting, recommendations, summary and conclusions.
B. Report on the Hill Top silver, copper, lead prospect, Vekol mountain Pinal county, near Casa Grande, Arizona. 1957, Percy G. Dobson. This private report is three pages long plus a rough fold-out hand-drawn geologic map of the prospect. Probably Pinal County. Includes location, ownership and terms, history, geology and development, assay results, summary and conclusions.

Yarnell Gold Project, Norgold Resources, Inc., Yavapai county, Arizona, 1989. This is a group of materials pertaining to this area, most or all of it consists of private reports or compilations OR publicity materials. Included here are Ore reserve estimates, Calculation methods and parameters used (1989 W. L. Kurtz), Corrections for the Drill Indicated Reserve memo, Grade versus tonnage chart, Drill indicated reserve map, Zone Interval tabulation, PLUS the publicity materials. About 30 pages of private materials and 15 pages of publicity materials. $32

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Arizona Geology : Misc. Photocopies of Papers (most of these are USGS reports of some kind)
11x8.5", loose leaf, 3-hole punched. OFR = Open File Report.

Arizona Water Commission Bulletin 8 (AZ photocopy). Ground-water conditions in the Lower Hassayampa area, Maricopa county, Arizona by R.S. Stulik. 1974. 52p., plates in pocket. $5

Arizona Water Resources Report 45 (AZ photocopy). Ground-water conditions in the Harquahala plains, Maricopa and Yuma counties, Arizona by E.E. Denis. 1971 USGS. 44p., folded plates. $4

USGS (AZ photocopy) (type of report not listed). Geology and ground-water resources of Deer Valley, Maricopa county, Arizona with a section on the quliaty of water by Bluhm, Wolcott and Hem. 1949 USGS. 35p. plus fold-outs. $4

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