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Kaibab Formation
*Bollin, E.M., 1955, The geology of the Kaibab formation, Marble platform, Coconino County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 105 p.
*Brown, J.W., 1969, Stratigraphy, petrology, and depositional history of the Kaibab formation between Cameron and Desert View, Coconino county, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 119 p.
*Fisher, W.L., 1964, Lithologic and faunal zonation of massive limestones, Kaibab formation, northwestern Arizona: Plateau, v.36, no.4, p.110-114.
*Hopkins, R.L., 1986, Depositional environments and diagenesis of the Fossil Mountain Member of the Kaibab Formation (Permian), Grand Canyon, Arizona: M.S., Northern Ariz. Univ., 224 p.
*Levine, S.J., 1987, Genesis of soils derived from the Kaibab Formation of the Colorado Plateau: PhD, Univ. of Arizona, 160 p.
*McKee, E.D., 1938, The environment and history of the Toroweap and Kaibab Formations of northern Arizona and southern Utah: Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 492.

Kaibab National Forest
*Wenrich, K.J., 1992, Breccia pipes in the Red Butte area of Kaibab National Forest, Arizona: USGS Open-File Report OF 92-0219, 13 p.

*Harris, R.C., A review and bibliography of karst features of the Colorado Plateau, Arizona: Ariz. Geol. Survey Open-File Report 02-07 (OFR 02-07), 43 p.

Katherine District
*Lausen, C., 1931, Gold veins of the Catman and Katherine Districts, Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 91 p.

*Beaumont, E.C., and Dixon, G.H., 1965, Geology of the Kayenta and Chilchinbito Quadrangles, Navajo County, Arizona: USGS Bulletin 1202-A, p.28, 1:62,500.

Kayenta Formation
*Wilson, R.F., 1959, The stratigraphy and sedimentology of the Kayenta and Moenave formations, Vermillion Cliffs region, Utah, and Arizona: Ph.D. diss., Stanford Univ., 401 p.

Kearny, Pinal County
*Cornwall, H.R., and Krieger, M.H., 1976, Geologic map of the Kearney quadrangle, Pinal County, Arizona: USGS Geol. Quad. Map GQ-1188, 1:24,000.

Kendrick Peak
*Barsch, D., and Updike, R.G., Late Pleistocene periglacial geomorphology (rock glaciers and blockfields) at Kendrick peak, northern Arizona: Arizona Geological Society Digest, vol.9.

*Balk, R., 1954, Kimberlite tuff plugs in northeastern Arizona (abstr.): Am. Geophys. Union Trans., v.35, no.2, p. 381.

*Bastin, E.S., 1924, Origin of certain rich silver ores near Chloride and Kingman, Arizona: USGS Bull. 750, p.17-39.

Kitt Peak
Min, M.M., 1965, Petrography and alteration of the Kitt Peak area, Pima County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 90 p.

Klondyke, Graham and Pinal Counties
*Simons, F.S., 1964, Geology of the Klondyke Quadrangle, Graham and Pinal Counties, Arizona: USGS Prof. Paper 461, 173 p.

Kofa Mountains
*Ferguson, C.A., and Skotnicki, S.J., 1996, Geology of the northern Kofa Mountains (Owl Head and northern third of the Kofa Butte 7.5' quadrangles) Yuma and La Paz Counties, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR-96-3, 22 p.,  map- 1:24,000.
*Grubensky, M.J., Sherrod, D.R., Koch, R.D., Pickthorn, L.B., and Bagby, W.C., 1986, Late Oligocene-early Miocene calderas in the Kofa area, southwestern Arizona (abstr): Abstracts with Prog.-GSA, in- GSA, Cord. Sect., 82nd annual meeting, v.18, n.2, p.111.
*Hankins, D.D., 1984, Geologic map of a portion of the southern Kofa Mountains, Arizona: Ariz. Bur. Geol. and Min. Tech., Misc. Map MM-84-A, 1:12,000.
*Hankins, D.D., 1984, Geologic setting of precious metal mineralization, King of Arizona District, Kofa Mountains, Yuma County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, San Diego State Univ., 135 p.
*Jones, E.L., Jr., 1915, A reconnaissance in the Kofa Mountains, Arizona: USGS Bull. 620, p.151-164.
Korn Kob Mine
*Wilson, J.R., 1977, Geology, alteration, and mineralization of the Korn Kob Mine area, Pima County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 103 p.

Ko Vaya Hills
*Bryner, L., 1959, Geology of the South Comobabi Mountains and Ko Vaya Hills, Pima County, Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 156 p.