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references

Madera Canyon
*Whitacre, H.E., 1964, The geology of the Madera-Agua Caliente Canyons area, Southern Arizona: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 41 p. 

Mafics

*Page, N.J., Theodore, T.G., and Bradley, L.A., 1986, Discussion of ultramafics and mafic rocks and platinum-group element analyses from the lost Basin mining district, northwestern Arizona: USGS Open File Report OF 86-0033, 13 p.

 

Magma

*Hammer, D.F., and Peterson, D.W., 1968, Geology of the Magma mine area, Arizona: AIME Graton-Sales volume.

Magnetism
*Sauck, W.A., 1972, Compilation and preliminary interpretation of the Arizona aeromagnetic map: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 147 p.

 

Mammoth, Pinal County

*Creasy, S.C., 1967, General geology of the Mammoth Quadrangle, Pinal County, Arizona: USGS Bull. 1218, p.94, 1:48,000.

*Force, E.R., and Cox, L.J., 1992, Structural context of mid-Tertiary mineralization in the Mammoth and San Manuel districts, southeastern Arizona: USGS Bull. 2042-C, p. C1-C-28.
*Heindl, L.A., 1958, Cenozoic geology in the Mammoth area, Pinal County, Arizona: USGS 1141-E, 40 p.

*Heindl, L.A., 1963. Cenozoic geology in the Mammoth area, Pinal County, Arizona: USGS BULL. 1141-E, p. 41, 1:63,360.
*Ladd, T.W., 1975, Stratigraphy and petrology of the Quiburis formation near Mammoth, Pinal County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 103 p.

*Peterson, N.P., 1938, Geology and ore deposits of the Mammoth mining camp, Pinal County, Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, 171 p.
*Pogue, J.E., 1913, On a cerussite twin from the Mammoth mine, Pinal County, Arizona: American Journal of Science, 4th series, v.35, p.90-92.
*Wise, F., 1943, Notes on Mammoth (mineral locality), Arizona: Rocks and Minerals, v.18, no.9, p. 267.

 

Manganese

*Allen, M.A., and Butler, G.M., 1918, Manganese: Ariz. Bur. Mines Bull. 91, 32 p.

*Bouse, R.M., Wooden, J.L., Koski, R.A., and Pickthorn, L.B., 1987, Pb isotopic compositions for stratiform manganese oxide deposits and their Miocene host rocks, Nevada and Arizona (abstr.): Abstracts with Prog.- GSA, in- GSA, Cordilleran Sect., 83rd ann. meeting, v.19, no.6, p. 360.

*Farnham, L.L., 1958, Manganese deposits of western Arizona: USBM, IC 7843, 87 p.

*Farnham, L.L., and Stewart, L.A., 1958, Manganese deposits of western Arizona: U.S. Bureau of Mines Information Circular 7843, 87 p.

*Farnham, L.L., Stewart, L.A., and Delong, C.W., 1961, Manganese deposits of eastern Arizona: US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 7990, 178 p.

*Jones, E.L., Jr., and Ransome, F.L., 1920, Deposits of manganese ore in Arizona: USGS Bull. 710, p. 93-184.
*Lasky, S.G., and Webber, R.N., 1949, Manganese resources of the Artillery Mountains region, Mohave County, Arizona: USGS Bulletin 961.

*Ransome, F.L., 1920, Deposits of manganese ore in Arizona: Bisbee and Tombstone districts: USGS Bull. 710, p. 96-119.

*Romslo, T.M., and Ravitz, S.F., 1947, Arizona manganese-silver ores: U.S. Bur. Mines RI-4097.

*Wilson, E.D., and Butler, G.M., 1930, Manganese ore deposits in Arizona: Ariz. Bur. Mines Bull. 127.

Mansfield Canyon, Santa Cruz County
*Rohrbacher, R.G., 1964, Geology of the Temporal Gulch-Mansfield canyon area, Santa Cruz County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 81 p.

 

Maps

*Cooley, M.E., 1967, Arizona highway geologic map: Ariz. Geol. Soc., Tucson, 1:1,000,000.
*Darton, N.H., and others, 1924, Geologic map of the state of Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Mines and USGS, 1:500,000.
*McGarvin, T.G., 1987, Index of published geologic maps of Arizona- 1986: Ariz. Geol. Survey Open-File Report 87-1, 1:1,000,000.

*McGarvin, T.G., 1992, Index to published geologic maps of Arizona -1989: Ariz. Geol. Survey Open-File Report 92-6, 1:1,000,000.
*Wilson, E.D., and others, 1969, Geologic map of Arizona:  Arizona Bur. of Mines and USGS, 1:500,000.

 

Marble

*Keith, S.B., 1969, Limestone, dolomite, and marble: in- Mineral and water resources of Arizona: Ariz. Bur. Mines Bull. 180, p. 385-398.

 

Marble Canyon

*Haynes, D.D., and Hackman, R.J., 1978, Geology, structures, and uranium deposits of the Marble Canyon 1 degree by 2 degree quadrangle, Arizona: USGS Misc. Inv. I-1003, 1:250,000.

*Hereford, R., Burke, K.J., and Thompson, K.S., 1998, Quaternary geology and geomorphology of the Nankoweap Rapids area, Marble Canyon, Arizona: USGS Inv. Map I-2608, prepared in conjunction with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Glen Canyon Environmental Studies, 18 p., 1:2,000.

 

Marble Plateau

*Bollin, E.M., 1955, The geology of the Kaibab formation, Marble platform, Coconino County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 105 p.

*Sutphin, H.B., 1986, Occurrence and structural control of collapse features on the southern Marble Plateau, Coconino County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff, 139 p.

*Sutphin, H.B., and Wenrich, K.J., 1983, Structural control of breccia pipes on the southern Marble Plateau, Arizona: USGS Open-File Report 83-908, 6 p., 1:50,000.
 

Maricopa County
*Wilson, E.D., Moore, R.T., and Peirce, H.W., 1957, Geologic map of Maricopa County, Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Mines, 1:375,000.

Maricopa Mountains
*Cunningham, D., DeWitt, E., Haxel, G., Reynolds, S.J., and Spencer, J.E., 1987, Geologic map of the Maricopa Mountains, central Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geol. and Mineral Tech. Open-File Report, 1: 62,5000.

 

Martin Formation

*Johnson, H.G., 1991, A new fish fauna from the Upper Devonian Martin Formation, Mount Elden, northern Arizona: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, 191 p.
*Tabmazian, G.A., 1964, Petrography of the Troy and Martin clastic sequence at Roosevelt Dam, Gila County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, 95 p.
*Willden, C.R., 1960, Sedimentary iron-formation in the Devonian Martin formation Christmas quadrangle, Arizona: USGS Prof. Paper.

Mary G Mine, Pima County
*Davis, R.E., 1955, Geology of the Mary G Mine area, Pima County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University  of Arizona, Tucson, 51 p.

Massive Sulfides
*Anderson, P., and Guilbert, J. M., 1979, The Precambrian massive sulfide deposits of Arizona-a distinct metallogenic epoch and province: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Report 33, Papers on mineral deposits of North America, IAGOD V, v.11, p. 39-48.
*Donnelly, M.E., and Hahn, G.A., 1981, A review of the Precambrian volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits in central Arizona and their relationship to their depositional environment: in- Dickinson, W.R., and Payne, W.D., eds., Relations of tectonics to ore deposits in the southern Cordillera: Ariz. Geol. Soc. Digest, v.14, p. 11-21.

Maverick Mountain, Maricopa County
*Skotnicki, S.J., and Leighty, R.S., 1998, Geologic map of the Maverick Mountain Quadrangle, Maricopa County, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR-98-14, 18 p., map 1:24,000.
 

Mayer, Yavapai County
*Anderson, C.A., 1959, Preliminary geologic map of the NW quarter of the Mayer quadrangle, Yavapai County, Arizona: USGS MF-228.
*Anderson, C.A., and Blacet, P.M., 1972, Geologic map of the Mayer quadrangle, Yavapai County, Arizona: USGS Geologic Quadrangle Map GQ-996, 1:62,500.
*Dewitt, E., 1976, Geologic map and metamorphic and chemical data map of the Mayer-crown King area, Yavapai County, Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Misc. Map MM 76-B, 1;24,000.

Mazatzal Group
*Bayne, B.J., 1987, Depositional analysis of conglomerates in the Mazatzal Group and related strata, central Arizona: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 186 p.
*Wilson, E.D., 1922, The Mazatzal Quartzite, a new Pre-Cambrian formation of central Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 40 p.
 

Mazatazal Mountains
*Conway, C.M., and Wrucke, C.T., 1986, Proterozoic geology of the Sierra Ancha-Tonto Basin, Mazatzal Mountains area, road log and field trip guide: Arizona Geol. Soc. Digest, in- Frontiers in geology and ore deposits of Arizona and the Southwest, Barbara Beatty, ed. and others, v.16, p. 227-247.
*Doe, M.F., 1991, Structural geology of a Proterozoic foreland thrust-system in the vicinity of Barnhardt Canyon, central Mazatzal Mountains, central Arizona: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 91 p.

*Faick, J.N., 1958, Geology of the Ord mine, Mazatzal Mountains quicksilver district, Arizona: USGS Bull. 1042-R, p. 685-698.
*Lausen, C., 1926, Tourmaline-bearing cinnabar veins of the Mazatzal Mountains, Arizona: Econ. Geology, v.21, p. 782-781.

*Moss, C.K., and Abrams, G.A., 1985, Aeromagnetic maps of the Mazatzal Wilderness and contiguous roadless areas, Gila Maricopa, and Yavapai counties, Arizona: USGS Misc. Field Studies MF-1573-B, 1:48,000.
*Puls, D.D., 1986, Geometric and kinematic analysis of a Proterozoic foreland thrust belt, northern Mazatzal Mountains, central Arizona: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 102 p.
*Ransome, F.L., 1915, Quicksilver deposits of the Mazatzal Range, Arizona: USGS Bull. 620, p. 111-128.
*Roller, J.A., 1987, Geometric and kinematic analysis of the Proterozoic Upper Alder Group and Slate Creek movement zone, central Mazatzal Mountains, central Arizona: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff, 105 p.

 

Mazatzal Orogeny
*Silver, L.T., 1964, Mazatzal orogeny and tectonic episodicity (abstr.): GSA Annual Program, annual meeting, p. 185.

*Wilson, E.D., 1939, Pre-Cambrian Mazatzal Revolution in central Arizona: GSA Bull., v.60, p. 113-.

Mazatzal Quartzite
*Wilson, E.D., 1922, The Mazatzal quartzite, a new Precambrian formation of central Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 40 p.

 

McCoy Mountains Formation

*Harding, L.E., 1982, Tectonic significance of the McCoy Mountains Formation, southeastern California and southwestern Arizona: PhD, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 197 p.

*Harding, L.E., et al, 1983, Paleomagnetic evidence for Jurassic deformation of the McCoy Mountains Formation, southeastern California and Southwestern Arizona: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v.62, p. 104-114.

 

McCracken Mountains

*Spencer, J.E., and Welty, J.W., 1985, Reconnaissance geology of mineralized areas in parts of the Buckskin, Rawhide, Mc Cracken, and northeast Harcuvar Mountains, western Arizona: Ariz. Bur. Geol. and Min. Tech., Open-File Report 85-6, 31 p., 1:24,000.
 

McDowell Peak, Maricopa County
*Skotnicki, S.J., 1996, Geologic map of portions of the Fort McDowell and McDowell Peak Quadrangles, Maricopa County, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File-Report OFR-96-11, 20 p., map- 1:24,000.

 

McLendon Volcano, Yavapai County

*Brooks, W.E., 1984, Volcanic stratigraphy of part of the McLendon volcano, Anderson mine area, Yavapai County, Arizona: USGS Open-File Report 84-350, 42 p.
*Brooks, W.E., 1985, Reconnaissance geologic map of part of McLendon volcano, Yavapai County, Arizona: USGS MF-1783, 1:24,000.

Meddler Wash, Gila County
*Skotnicki, S.J., 2003, Preliminary map of the Meddler wash 7.5' quadrangle, Gila County, Arizona: Arizona Geological survey Open-File Report 03-04, 1:24,000.


Mercury 

*Faick, J.N., 1958, Geology of the Ord mine, Mazatzal Mountains quicksilver district, Arizona: USGS Bull. 1042-R, p. 685-698.
*Lausen, C., 1926, Tourmaline-bearing cinnabar veins of the Mazatzal Mountains, Arizona: Econ. Geology, v.21, p. 782-781.

*Lausen, C., 1936, The occurrence of minute quantities of mercury in the Chinle shales at Lees Ferry, Arizona: Econ. Geol., v.31, p. 610-617.

*Lausen, C., and Gardner, E.D., 1927, Quicksilver (mercury) resources of Arizona: Arizona Bur. Mines Bull. 122, 112 p.
*Ransome, F.L., 1915, Quicksilver deposits of the Mazatzal Range, Arizona: USGS Bull. 620, p. 111-128.

Merrit Hills, Yavapai County
*Reynolds, S.J., and Spencer, J.E., 1985, Reconnaissance geologic map of the Merrit Hills, southwestern Yavapai County, Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Open-File Report 85-5, 1:24,000.

 

Mesa Butte

*Shoemaker, E.M., Squires, R.L., and Abrams, M.L., The Bright Angel and Mesa Butte fault systems of northern Arizona: in- Smith, R.B., and Eaton, G.D., eds., Cenozoic tectonics and regional geophysics of the western Cordillera: GSA Memoir 152, p. 341-368.

 

Mesozoic

*Coney, P.J., and Harms, T.A., 1984, Cordilleran metamorphic core complexes- Cenozoic extensional relicts of Mesozoic compression: Geology, v.12, p.550-554.
*Davis, G.H., and others, 1979, Origin and provenance of some exotic blocks in lower Mesozoic red-bed basin deposits, southern Arizona: GSA Bull., v.90, p. 376-

*Drewes, H., 1971, Mesozoic stratigraphy of the Santa Rita Mountains, southeast of Tucson, Arizona: USGS Prof. Paper 658-C, 81 p.
*Erickson, R.C., Lipman, P.W., and Sawyer, D., 1986, Mesozoic ash-flow caldera fragments in southeastern Arizona and their relation to porphyry copper deposits: Geology (Boulder), v.14, n.6, June 1986, p. 539-541.*Hayes, P.T., and Drewes, H., 1968, Mesozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks of southeastern Arizona: in- Titley, S.R., ed., Southern Arizona Guidebook 3, Ariz. Geol. Soc., p. 49-58.

*Klute, M.A., 1991, Sedimentology, sandstone petrofacies, and tectonic setting of late Mesozoic Bisbee basin, southwestern Arizona: PhD, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 268 p.
*Laubach, S.E., Reynolds, S.J., Spencer, J.E., and Marshak, S., 1984, Polyphase deformation history of Mesozoic metasedimentary rocks in western Arizona (abs): GSA Abstracts with Programs, v.16, no.6, p.570.
*Lipman, P.W. and Swayer, D.A., 1985, Mesozoic ash flow caldera fragments in southeastern Arizona and their relationship to porphyry copper deposits:  Geology, v.13, p. 652-656.
*Reynolds, S.J., Richard, S.M., Haxel, G.B., Tosdal, R.M., and Laubach, S.E., 1988, Geologic setting of Mesozoic and Cenozoic metamorphism in Arizona: in Ernst, W.G., ed., Metamorphism and crustal evolution of the western United States: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, Inc., p. 466-501.
*Reynolds, S.J., and Spencer, J.E., 1986, Mesozoic structures of west-central Arizona: in- Beatty, B., and Wilkinson, P., eds., Frontiers in Geology and Ore Deposits of Arizona and the Southwest, Arizona Geol. Soc. Digest, v.16, p. 35-51.
*Richard, S.M., Reynolds, S.J., and Spencer, J.E., 1987, Mesozoic stratigraphy of the Little Harquahala and Harquahala Mountains, west-central Arizona: in Dickinson, W.R., and Klute, M.A., eds., Mesozoic rocks of southern Arizona and adjacent areas: Arizona Geological Society Digest 18, p. 101-119
*Risley, R., 1983, Sedimentation and stratigraphy of the lower Cretaceous Amole Arkose, Tucson Mountains, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson.

*Simons, F.S., Raup, R.B., Hayes, P.T., and Drewes, H., 1966, Exotic blocks and coarse breccia in Mesozoic volcanic rocks in southeastern Arizona: USGS Prof. Paper 550-D, p. D12-D22.
*Spencer, J., and Reynolds, S., 1986, Relationship of the transition zone to Mesozoic and Cenozoic tectonism in the Basin and Range Province, Arizona (abstr.): GSA Abstracts with Prog., v.18, p. 415.
*Spencer, J.E., Reynolds, S.J., and Welty, J.W., 1988, Control of mineralization by Mesozoic and Cenozoic low-angle structures in west-central Arizona: Society of Mining Engineers Annual Meeting, 117th, Phoenix, ariz., Preprint Number 88-46, 4 p.

*Titley, S.R., 1976, Evidence for a Mesozoic linear tectonic pattern in southeastern Arizona: Arizona Geol. Soc. Digest, tectonic digest, v.10, p. 71-101.
 

Metamorphic Core Complexes

*Armstrong, R.L., 1982, Cordilleran metamorphic core complexes from Arizona to southern Canada: Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, vb.10, p.129-154.

*Banks, N.G., 1977, Geologic setting and interpretation of a zone of Middle Tertiary igneous-metamorphic complexes in south-central Arizona: USGS Open File Report 77-376, 29 p.

*Banks, N.G., 1980, Geology of a zone of metamorphic core complexes in southeastern Arizona: in- Crittenden, M.D., Jr., Coney, P.J., and Davis, G.H., eds., Cordilleran metamorphic core complexes, GSA Memoir 153, p. 177-215.
*Bradshaw, G.A., and Zoback, M.D., 1987, A mechanism for listric normal and detachment fault formation associated with Cordilleran core complexes (abstr.): GSA, Abstracts with Program, 1987 annual meeting, p.598.
*Bykerk-Kauffman, A., 1987, Metamorphic and microstructural differences between two generations of mylonites in the Catalina-Rincon metamorphic core complex, Arizona (abstr.): GSA Abstr. with Prog., 1987 annual meeting, p. 608.

*Coney, P.J., 1980, Cordilleran metamorphic core complexes-an overview: in-Crittenden, M.D., Jr., Coney, P.J., and Davis, G.H., eds., Cordilleran metamorphic core complexes, GSA Memoir 153, p. 7-31.

*Coney, P.J., and Harms, T.A., 1984, Cordilleran metamorphic core complexes- Cenozoic extensional relicts of Mesozoic compression: Geology, v.12, p.550-554.
*Crittenden, M.D., Jr., Coney, P.J., and Davis, G.H., eds., 1980, Cordilleran metamorphic core complexes: GSA Memoir 153, 49 p.

*Davis, G.H., 1980, Structural characteristics of metamorphic core complexes, southern Arizona, in- Crittenden, M.D., Jr., Coney, P.J., and Davis, G.H., eds., Cordilleran metamorphic core complexes, GSA Memoir 153, p. 35-77.

*Davis, G.S., and Coney, P.J., 1979, Geological development of the Cordilleran metamorphic core complexes: Geology, v.7, p.120-124.
*Dickinson, W.R., 1987, General geologic map of Catalina core complex and San Pedro trough: Ariz. Bur. of Geol. and Mineral Tech., Misc. Map MM-87-A, 18 p., 1:62,500.
*Holt, W.E., 1986, Crustal evolution from 3-D gravity modeling of a metamorphic core complex, a model for uplift, Catalina-Rincon Mountains, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 23 p.
*Kerrich, R., and Rehrig, W., 1987, Fluid motion associated with Tertiary mylonitization and detachment faulting, Oxygen-18/Oxygen-16 evidence from the Picacho metamorphic core Complex, Arizona: Geology, v.15, p. 58-62.

*Lucchitta, I., and Suneson, N., 1982, Relationship of core complexes, Cenozoic extensional tectonism and stable craton near the Colorado Plateau margin in western Arizona (abstr.): GSA Abstr. with Prog., v.14, n.3, p. 182.
*Rehrig, W.A., and Reynolds, S.J., 1980, Geologic and geochronologic reconnaissance of a northwest-trending zone of metamorphic core complexes in southern and western Arizona, in Crittenden, M.D., and others, eds., Cordilleran metamorphic core complexes: GSA Memoir 153, p. 131-157.
*Reynolds, S.J., 1980, A conceptual basis for the occurrence of uranium in Cordilleran metamorphic core complexes, in Coney, P.J., and Reynolds, S.J., eds., Cordilleran metamorphic core complexes and their uranium favorability: US Dept of Energy Open-File Report GJBX-258 (80), p. 187-245.
*Reynolds, S.J., and Lister, G.S., 1987, Kinematics of mylonitic rocks in metamorphic core complexes in Arizona-Origin of the mylonitic front (abs.): GSA Abstracts with Programs, v.19, no.6, p.443.
Reynolds, S.J., and Lister, G.S., 1990, Folding of mylonitic zones in Cordilleran metamorphic core complexes: Evidence from near the mylonitic front: Geology, v.18, p.216-219.
*Shakel, D.W., Silver, L.T., and Damon. P.E., 1977, Observations on the history of the gneissic core complex, Santa Catalina Mountains, southern Arizona: GSA Abstracts with Programs, v.9, p. 1169-1170.
*Simmons, A.M., Wright, J.E., and Haxel, G.B., 1992, Tectonic significance of mantle sources for mafic synextensional dikes in metamorphic core complexes, southern Arizona and northern Sonora (abstr.): Abstracts with Programs-GSA, in GSA 1992 annual meeting, v.24, n.7, p. 41.

Metamorphism
*Laubach, S.E., Reynolds, S.J., Spencer, J.E., and Richard, S.M., 1986, Thrust-related metamorphism, Granite Wash Mountains, west-central Arizona (abs.): GSA Abstracts with Programs, v.18, no.2, p.126.
*Reynolds, S.J., Richard, S.M., Haxel, G.B., Tosdal, R.M., and Laubach, S.E., 1988, Geologic setting of Mesozoic and Cenozoic metamorphism in Arizona: in Ernst, W.G., ed., Metamorphism and crustal evolution of the western United States: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, Inc., p. 466-501.

Metcalf, Greenlee County
*Bennett, K.C., 1975, Geology and origin of the breccias in the Morenci-Metcalf district, Greenlee County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 153 p.
 

Meteor Crater
*Barringer, D.M., 1906, Coon Mountain and its crater (Arizona): Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. Proc., v.57, pt.3, p. 861-886

*Barringer, D.M., 1909, Meteor crater (formerly called Coon Mountain or Coon Butte) in northern central Arizona: Paper read before Nat'l Acad. Sci., Nov. 16, 1909, privately published.

*Barringer, D.M., 1915, Further notes on Meteor Crater, Arizona: Acad. Nat'l Sci., Philadelphia, Proc., v.66, pt.3, p. 556-565.

*Barringer, D.M., 1924, Further notes on Meteor Crater, Arizona: Acad. Nat'l Sci., Philadelphia, Proc., v.76, pt.3, p. 275-278.

*Barringer, D.M., 1924, Volcanoes or cosmic shell-holes: Sci. Am., v.131, n.1, p.10-11, 62-63 and n.2, p. 102, 142-144.

*Barringer, D.M., Jr., 1931, The Barringer meteorite: Science, new ser., v.73, p. 66-67.

*Barringer, D.M., Jr., 1958, From what direction did the meteorite come?: Foote Prints, v.30, n.2, p. 23-28.

*Barringer, D.M., and Tilghman, B.C., 1906, The geology of Coon Butte, Arizona (abstr.): Science, new ser., v.24, p.370-371 and Amer. Assoc. Sci. Proc., v.56-57, p. 271.

*Barnes, W.C., 1934, The "discovery" of Meteor Crater: Mus. N. Arizona, Museum Notes, v.7, n.2, p. 5-8.

*Bingham, W.F., 1978, Summary of findings from exploration, geophysical survey, and test drilling at Meteor Crater, Arizona: Pan-Am. Geol., v.68, p. 196-198.

*Bjork, R.L., 1961, Analysis of the formation of Meteor Crater, Arizona-a preliminary report: Jour. Geophys. Res., v.66, n.10, p. 3379-3389.

*Blackwelder, E., 1932, The age of Meteor Crater: Science, new ser., v.76, p. 557-560.

*Boon, J.D., 1938, Established and supposed examples of meteoritic craters and structures: Field and Lab, v.6, n.2, p. 44-56.

*Boon, 1943, More about "deformation of rock strata by explosions": Science, new ser., v.97, p. 42-43.

*Boon, J.D., and Albritton, C.C., 1942, Deformation of rock strata by explosions: Science, new ser., v.96, p. 402-403.

*Boot, D.H., 1920, Meteor Mountain, Arizona: Iowa Acad. Sci. Proc., v.26, p. 379-383.

*Boutwell, W.d., 1928, The mysterious tomb of a giant meteorite: Nat'l. Geog. Mag., v.53, p. 721-730.

*Brady, L.F., 1929, Prehistoric Arizona meteorite: Pan-Amer. Geol., v.51, p. 287-288.

*Brady, L.F., 1938, An unusual oxidized mass of Canyon Diablo, Arizona, iron, (abstr.): Pop. Astron., v.46, n.2, p. 110.

*Breed, W.I., and Brady, L.F., 1963, A new siderite from the Canyon Diablo fall: Plateau, v.35, n.3, p. 75-77.

*Brown, F.M., 1933, The age of the Meteor Crater: Science, new ser., v.77, p. 239-240.

*Buddhue, J.D., 1945, Some observations on the soil near the Canyon Diablo, Arizona, meteor crater (abstr.): Pop. Astron., v.53, n.6, p. 287-289.

*Buddhue, J.D., 1948, A sieve analysis of crushed sandstone from Canyon Diablo, Arizona: Pop. Astron., v.56, n.7, p. 387-389.
*Campbell, W.w., 1920, Notes on the problem of lunar craters (including notes on Meteor Crater, Arizona): Astron. soc. Pacific Pub., v.32, no.186, p. 126-138.

*Carter, N.L., 1965, Basal quartz deformation lamellae- a criterion for recognition of impactites: Am. Jour. Sci., v.263, p. 786-806.

*Chao, E.C.T., Fahey, J.J., Littler, J., and Milton, D.J., 1962, Stishovite, SiO2, a very high-pressure new mineral from Meteor Crater, Arizona: Jour. Geophys. Res., v.67, p. 419-421.

*Cohen, A.J., Bunch, T.E., and Reid, A.M., 1961, Coesite discoveries establish cryptovolcanics as fossil meteorite craters: Science, v.134, p. 1624-1625.
*Colvocoresses, G.M., 1936, Meteor Crater: Rocks and Minerals, v.11, p. 113-117.

*Dachille, F., 1976, Frequency of the formation of large terrestrial impact craters: Meteoritics, v.11, n.4, p. 270-271.

*Darton, N.H., 1945, Crater mound, Arizona (abstr.): GSA Bull., v.56, p. 1154.

*Davison, J.M., 1010, A contribution to the problem of Coon Buttes: Science, new ser., v.32, p. 724-726,

*Derby, O.A., 1895, Constituents of the Canon Diablo meteorite: Am. Jour. Sci., 3rd ser., v.49, p. 101-110.

*Dietz, R.S., 1960, Meteorite impact suggested by shatter cones in rock: Science, v.131, n.3416, p. 1781-1784.

*Dietz, R.S., 1953, Cryptoexplosion structures- a discussion: Am. Jour. sci., v.261, p. 650-664.

*Dietz, R.S., and Mc Hone, J., 1974, Impact structures from ERTS imagery: Meteoritics, v.9, n.4, p. 329-333.
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*Engineering and Mining Journal, 1925, Mining for shooting stars (Meteor Crater, Arizona): Eng. and Min. Jour., v.120, p. 1001-1002.

*Fahey, J.J., 1964, Recovery of coesite and stishovite from Coconino sandstone of Meteor Crater, Arizona: Amer. Mineral., v.49, n.11-12, -.1643-1647.

*Fairchild, H.L., 1907, A meteoric crater of Arizona: 10th Int. Geol. Cong., p. 147-151.

*Fairchild, H.L., 1907, Origin of Meteor Crater (Coon Butte), Arizona: GSA Bull., v.18, p. 493-504.

*Fairchild, H.L., 1929, Meteor Crater exploration: Science, new ser., v.69, p. 485-487.

*Fairchild, H.L., 1930, Nature and fate of Meteor Crater bolide: Science, new ser., v.72, p. 463-467.

*Farrington, O.C., 1906, Analysis of "iron shale" from Coon Mountain, Arizona: Am. Jour. Sci., 4th ser., v.22, p. 303-309.
*Fisher, C., 1934, Where a comet struck the earth: Nat. Hist., v.34, p. 754-762.

*Foote, A.E., 1891, A new locality for meteoritic iron with a preliminary notice of discovery of diamonds in the iron: Am. Jour. Sci., 3rd ser., v.42, p. 413-417.

*Foote, A.E., 1891, Geological features of the meteoric iron locality in Arizona: Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila., Proc., 1891, p. 407.

*Grant, J.A., and Schultz, P.H., 1933, Erosion of ejecta at Meteor Crater, Arizona: Jour. Geophys. Res., v.98, p. 15,033-15,047.

*Greenwood, W.R., and Morrison, D.A., 1968, Genetic significance of the morphology of some impact bombs from Meteor Crater, Arizona: Meteoritics, v.4, p. 182-183.

*Guild, F.N., 1907, Coon Mountain crater: Science, new ser., v.26, p. 24-25.

*Hager, D., 1926, Meteor Crater: Engr. Min. Jour-Press, v.121, p. 374.

*Hager, D., 1949, Crater Mound (Meteor Crater), Arizona: Pop. Astron., v.57, n.9, p. 457-458.

*Hager, D., 1952, Crater Mound, Arizona-a geologic feature (abstr.): GSA Bull., v.63, p. 1362-1363.

*Hager, D., 1953, Crater Mound (Meteor Crater) Arizona, a geologic feature: AAPG Bull., v.37, n.4, p. 821-857.

*Harding, N., and Miller, R., III, 1953, A gravity survey of Meteor Crater, Arizona (abstr.): Geophysics, v.18, n.3, p.742.
*Hastings, J.B., 1909, Meteor Crater: Min. sci. Press, v.98, p. 523-525.
*Holland, L.F.S., 1925, Meteor Mountain crater, Arizona:  Eng. Jour.- Press, v.119, p. 253-254.

*Innes, M.J.S., 1964, Recent advances in meteorite crater research at the Dominion Observatory, Ottawa, Canada: Meteoritics, v.2, n.3, p. 219-241.
*Jakosky, J.J., 1932, Geophysical methods locate meteorite (Meteor Crater): Eng. Min. jour., v.133, p. 392-393.
*Jakosky, J.J., Wilson, C.H., and Daly, J.W., 1931, Geophysical examination of Meteor Crater: Min. Jour., v.14, no.22, p. 5-6, 29-30.

*Keyes, C.R., 1010, Coon Butte, and meteoritic falls of the desert (abstr.): GSA Bull., v.21, p.773-774.

*Keyes, C.R., 1911, Volcanic phenomena of Coon Butte region Arizona (abstr.): Iowa Acad. Sci. Proc., v.18, p. 99-100.

*Keyes, C.R., 1913, Certain so-called irons of Canyon Diablo (abstr.): GSA Bull., v.24, p. 685-686.

*Keyes, C.R., 1922, Discovery of Gilbert's star (origin of Coon Butte, Arizona): Pan-Amer. Geol., v.37, p.86-87.
*Ksanda, C.J., and Henderson, E,P., 1939, Identification of diamond in the Canyon Diablo iron: Amer. Mineral., v.24, n.11, p.677-680.
*Leiper, H., 1953, Octahedral diamond crystal found in Canyon Diablo meteorite: Mineral Hobbyist, v.2, no.1, p. 9 and 22.
*Leonard, F.C., 1946, Crater Mound, Arizona: soc. Research Meteor. Contrib. v.3, no.5, p. 249. (and Popular Astronomy, v. 54, no.3, p. 152-153).

*Longwell, C.R., 1931, Meteor Crater is not a limestone sink: Science, new ser., v.73, p.234-235.

*Lord, J.O., 1941, Metal structure in Odessa, Texas and Canyon Diablo, Arizona (abstr.): pop. Astron., v.49, n.9, p. 493-500.

*Magie, W.F., 1910, Physical notes on Meteor Crater, Arizona: Am. Philo. Soc. Proc., v.49, p. 41-48.

*Merrill, G.P., 1909, Coon Butte or Meteor Crater (abstr.): Science, new ser., v.29, p. 239-240.

*Millman, P.M., 1971, The space scars of Earth: Nature, v.232, p.161-164.
*Namba, M., 1954, Geophysical study of Arizona Meteorite Crater: Pt. 10 of Some Studies on Volcano Aso and Kujiu: Kumamoto Jour. Sci., ser.A, mathematics, physics, and chemistry, v.2, no.1, p. 85-89, Kumamoto, Japan.

*Pickering, W.H., 1909, The chance of collision with a comet, iron meteorites, Coon Butte: Pop. Astron., v.17, p.329-339.

*Rinehart, J.S., 1950, Some observations on high-speed impact (Meteor Crater): Pop. Astron., v.58, p. 458-464.

*Rinehart, J.S., 1958, Distribution of meteoritic debris about the Arizona meteorite crater: Smithsonian Contrib. Astrophys., v.2, p. 145-159.

*Roddy, D.J., Boyce, J.M., Colton, G.W., and Dial, A.L., 1971, Recent drilling studies at Meteor Crater, Arizona: Meteoritics, v.6, n.4, p. 306-307.

*Russell, H.n., 1931, Meteor Crater: Mus. N. Arizona, Museum Notes, v.4, n.3, p. 1-3.

*Shoemaker, E.M., 1960, Penetration mechanics of high velocity meteorites, illustrated by Meteor Crater, Arizona: Int. Geol. Cong., 21st, Copenhagen 196-, pt.18, p .418-434.

*Shoemaker, E.M., 1963, Impact mechanics at Meteor Crater, Arizona: in- The Solar System, v.4, The Moon, Meteorites, and Comets, B. Middlehurst and G.P. Kuiper. p. 301-336, Univ.of Chicago Press.

*Shoemaker, E.M., 1987, Meteor Crater: Rocky Mountain Section of the Geol. Soc. America, S.S., Beus, ed., in the collection of Centennial field guide volume, Boulder, Colorado, GSA, v.2, p.399-404.

*Skerrett, R.G., 1929, Meteor Crater again a scene of activity: Compressed Air Mag., v.34, p. 2773-2778., 2809-2813.

*Sky and Telescope, 1963, Two more ancient Canadian meteorite craters: Sky and Telescope, v.26, n.4, p. 198-199.

*Tilghman, B.C., 1906, Coon Butte, Arizona: Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. Proc., v.57, p. 887-914.

*Whitney, J.D., 1863, On meteoric iron from Arizona: Calif. Acad. Sci. Proc., v.3, p. 48-50.
*Wilkins, J., Jr., 1974, An induced polarization study at meteor crater, Arizona,: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson.

*Wilkins, J. Jr., and Sumner, J., 1968, An induced polarization survey of Meteor Crater, Arizona (abstr.): EOS (Trans. AGU), v.49, n.1, p. 272.

*Wilson, C.H., 1932, Drilling proves existence of meteoric mass: Min. Jour., v.15, n.23, p.7
*Wylie, C.C., 1934, meteor craters, meteors, and bullets: pop. astronomy, v.42, p. 469-471.

*Wylie, C.C., 1943, Calculations on the probable mass of the object which formed meteor crater: Pop. Astron., v.51, n.2, p. 97-99. and n.3, p.158-161.

*Zaslow, B., and Kellogg, C.M., 1961, An analysis of metallic spheroids from Meteor Crater, Arizona: Geochim. et Cosmochim. Acta, v.24, n.4, p. 315-317.

 

Miami, Gila County

*Creasey, S.C., 1980, Chronology of intrusion and deposition of porphyry copper ores, Globe-Miami district, Arizona: Econ. Geol., v.75, p. 230-844.
*Earl, T.A., 1973, A hydrogeologic study of an unstable open-pit slope, Miami, Gila County, Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 154 p.
*Hamil, J.H., 1922, The Globe-Miami district, "The country with the copper bottom": Ariz. Min. Jour., v.5, no.23, p. 9, 10, 63.
*Herrick, R.L., 1909, The Miami Copper Mine, Arizona: Mines and Minerals, v.30, p. 80-84.
*Herrick, R.L., 1910, Mining at Miami, Arizona: Mines and Minerals, v.30, p. 751-756.
*Legge, J.A., Jr., 1939, Paragenesis of the ore minerals of the Miami mine, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 47 p.
*Loveman, M.H., 1912, Geology of the Miami copper mine: Min. Sci. Press, v.105, p. 146-148.
*Peterson, N.P., 1962, Geology and ore deposits of the Globe-Miami district, Arizona: USGS Professional Paper 342, 151 p.

*Ransome, F.L., 1913, Notes on the Bisbee district, the Globe and Miami districts, Ray and Jerome, Arizona: USGS Bull 529, p.179-187, and 192-193.
*Ransome, F.L., 1919, The copper deposits of Ray and Miami, Arizona: USGS Prof. Paper 115, 192 p.
 

Mildren Mining District, Pima County
*Williams, S.A., 1962, The mineralogy of the Mildren and Steppe Mining Districts, Pima County, Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 145 p.
 

Mineral Butte
*Chaffee, M.A., 1976, Geochemical exploration techniques based on distribution of selected elements in rocks, soils, and plants, Mineral Butte copper deposit, Pinal County, Arizona: USGS Bulletin B 1278-D, p. D1-D55.
 

Mineral Deposits
*Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources, 1986, Arizona Mineral Potential Map: 1:500,000.
*Butler, B.S., and Wilson, E.D., 1938, General features of some Arizona ore deposits: Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 145, 11 p.
*Beikman, H.M., Peterson, J.A., Huber, D.F., and Butler, W.C., 1986, Metallic mineral and mineral-fuel resource potential map of Arizona showing major mineral deposits: USGS MR-94, 1:1,000,000.
*Burnham, C.W., 1959, Metallogenic provinces of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico: New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Bulletin 65.
*Keith, S.B., Gest, D.E., and DeWitt, E., 1983, Metallic mineral districts of Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Map 18, 1:1,000,000.
*Keith, S.B., Gest, D.E., DeWitt, E., Toll, N.W., and Everson, B.A., 1983, Metallic mineral districts and production in Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Bulletin 184, 58 p.
*Schnabel, L., and Welty, J.W., 1986, Bibliography for metallic mineral districts in La Paz, Mohave, and Yuma, Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Circular 25, 45 p.
*Schnabel, L., Welty, J.W., Trapp, R.A., and Reynolds, S.J., 1986, Bibliography for metallic mineral districts in Pima and Santa Cruz Counties, Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Circular 26, 44 p.
USGS, 1978, Map showing preliminary base- and precious-metal resource appraisal for Arizona: USGS Open-File Report 78-860, 1:1,000,000.
*Welty, J.W., Spencer, J.E., and others, 1985, Geology and production of middle Tertiary mineral districts in Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Mines and Mineral Technology, Open-File Report 85-1, 88 p.
*Welty, J.W., Reynolds, S.J., Keith, S.B., Gest, D.E., Trapp, R.A., and DeWitt, E., 1985, Mine index for metallic mineral districts of Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Bulletin 196, 92 p.

 

Mineral Districts

*Richard, S.M., ed., 2002, Database for mineral districts in the State of Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Digital Information 23 (DI 23), CD ROM.
 

Mineral Hill, Pima County
*Eckel, E.B., 1930, Geology and ore deposits of the Mineral Hill area, Pima County, Arizona: M.S., University of Arizona, Tucson, 51 p.
 

Mineral Mountain, Pinal County
*Schmidt, E.A., 1967, Geology of the Mineral Mountain Quadrangle, Pinal county, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 111 p.
*Theodore, T.G., Keith, W.J., and Peterson, J., 1978, Preliminary geologic map of the Mineral Mountain 7.5 minute quadrangle, Arizona: USGS Open File Report 78-468.


Minerals
*Anthony, J.W., Williams, S.A., and Bideaux, R.A,., 1977, Mineralogy of Arizona: University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 255 p. 

Mineta Formation
*Chew, R.T., 1967, The Mineta Formation, a middle Tertiary unit in southeastern Arizona: Arizona Geological Society Digest, v. 35.
 

Mineta Ridge, Pima and Cochise Counties

*Chew, R.T., 1952, Geology of the Mineta Ridge area, Pima and Cochise Counties, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 53 p.
*Clay, D.W., 1970, Stratigraphy and petrology of the Mineta formation in Pima and Eastern Cochise Counties, Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, 187 p.
*Dickinson, W.R., and  Olivares, M.D., 1987, Reconnaissance geologic map of the Mineta Ridge and Blanco Ridge area, Pima and Cochise Counties, Arizona: Arizona Bur. Geol. and Min. Tech., Misc. Map Series MM87-C, 1:24,000.
 

Mingus Mountain, Yavapai County
*Anderson, C.A., and Creaset, S.C., 1967, Geologic map of the Mingus Mountain quadrangle, Yavapai County, Arizona: USGS Geol. Quad. Map 715, 1:62,500.

Miocene
*Glazner, A.F., Nielsen, J.E., Howard, K.A., and Miller, D.M., 1986, Correlation of the Peach Springs Tuff, a large-volume Miocene ignimbrite sheet in California and Arizona: Geology, v.14, p. 840-843.
*Wood, P.A., 1956, A Miocene camel from Wellton, Pima County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 37 p.

Mission Copper Deposit
*Kinnison, J.E., 1966, The Mission copper deposit, Arizona: in: Titley and Hicks (eds.), Geology of the Porphyry Copper Deposits, Southwestern North America, University of Arizona Press, p. 281-287.

 

Mississippian

*Armstrong, A.K., 1962, Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Mississippian system in southwestern New Mexico and adjacent southeastern Arizona:  New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Memoir 9, 99 p.
*Cappa, J.A., and Rice, D.D., 1995, Carbon dioxide in Mississippian rocks of the Paradox Basin and adjacent areas, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona: USGS Bulletin B 2000-H, p. H1-H21.
*Easton, W.H., and Gutschick, R.C., 1953, Corals from the Redwall Limestone (Mississippian) of Arizona: S. California Acad. Sci. Bull., v.52, p. 1-27.

*Huddle, J.W., and Dobrovolny, E., 1952, Devonian and Mississippian rocks of central Arizona: USGS Prof. Paper 233-D, p. 67-112.

Moenave Formation
*Irby, Grace, Paleoichnology of the Cameron Dinosaur Tracksite, Lower Jurassic Dinosaur Canyon Member, Moenave Formation, Northeastern Arizona: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff..

 

Moenkopi Formation

*Baldwin, E.J., 1971, Environments of deposition of the Moenkopi Formation in North-Central Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 208 p.
*Benz, Sandra, The Stratigraphy and Paleoenvironment of the Triassic Moenkopi Formation at Radar Mesa, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 45p.
*Gray, I.B., 1961, Nature and origin of the Moenkopi-Shinarump hiatus in Monument Valley, Arizona and Utah: PhD, University of Arizona, Tucson, 94 p.

*Stewart, J.H., et al, 1972, Stratigraphy and origin of the Triassic Moenkopi Formation and related strata in the Colorado Plateau region: USGS Prof. Paper 691, 195 p.

 

Mogollon Rim

*Potochnik, A.R., 1989, Depositional style and tectonic implications of the Mogollon Rim Formation (Eocene), east-central Arizona: in- Southeastern Colorado Plateau: New Mexico Geological Society, 40th Field Conference, Guidebook, p.107-118.
*Rogers, R.D., 1977, Copper mineralization in Pennsylvanian-Permian rocks of the Tonto rim segment of the Mogollon Rim in central Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 65 p.
*Sabels, B.E., 1962, Mogollon Rim volcanism and geochronology: New Mexico Geological Society, Guidebook, 13th Field Conference, p.100-107.
 

Mogul Fault
*Jinks, J.E., 1961, The Margaret Wash section of the Mogul Fault, Pinal County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 19 p.

Mohave County
*Moore, R.T., 1958, Geology of northwestern Mohave County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 81 p.
 

Mohave Mountains
*Nielson, J.E., 1986, Miocene stratigraphy of the Mohave Mountains, Arizona, and correlation with adjacent ranges, in Cenozoic stratigraphic structure and mineralization in the Mojave Desert: Guidebook and volume, trips 5 and 6, Boulder Colorado: Geological Society of America, p.15-24

Mohawk Mountains, Pima County
*Haury, P.S., 1946, Exploration of the Mohawk zinc prospect, Pima County, Arizona: USBM, RI-3958, 6 p.
*Haxel, G., et al, 1982, Mid-Tertiary detachment faulting in the northernmost Mohawk Mountains, southwestern Arizona (abstr.): GSA Abstracts with Programs, v.14, n.4, p.171.
*Mueller, K.J., Frost, E.G., and Haxel, G., 1982, Mid-Tertiary detachment faulting in the Mohawk Mountains detachment faulting in the Mohawk Mountains of southwestern Arizona: in- Frost, E.G., and Martin, D.L., eds., Mesozoic-Cenozoic tectonic evolution of the Colorado River region, California, Arizona, and Nevada (Anderson-Hamilton volume), San Diego, California, Cordilleran Publishers, p. 448-458.
*Weinrich, K.J., and others, 1985, A mineralized breccia pipe in Mohawk Canyon, lithologic and geophysical logs: USGS Open File Report 85-469, 72 p.

Mohon Mountains
*Ward, A.W., Nealey, L.D., and Simmons, A.M., 1986, Petrology of the Mohon Mountains volcanic field, north-central Arizona- a preliminary report: Arizona Geol. Soc. Digest, in- Frontiers in geology and ore deposits of Arizona and the Southwest, Barbara Beatty, ed. and others, v.16, p.501.

 

Mohave County

*Moore, R.T., 1958, Geology of northwestern Mohave County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 81 p.
*Schabel, L., and Welty, J.W., 1986, Bibliography for metallic mineral districts in La Paz, Mohave, and Yuma Counties, Arizona: Ariz. Bur. of Geology and Mineral Tech., Circular 25, 45 p.

Mojave Desert
*Hillhouse, J.W., and Wells, R.E., 1986, Assessment of rotations in the eastern Mojave Desert, California and Arizona, from paleomagnetism of the Peach Springs Tuff (abstr.): AGU 1986 fall meeting and also winter meeting, v.67, n.44, p. 922.
*Stone, P., Howard, K.A., and Hamilton, W., 1983, Correlation of metamorphosed Paleozoic strata of the southeastern Mojave Desert region, California, and Arizona: GSA Bull., v.94, p.1135-1147.

Molybdenum
*Faick, J.N., and Hildebrand, F.A., 1958, An occurrence of molybdenian stolzite in Arizona: Am. Mineral., v.43, n.1-2, p. 156-159.
*Wickes, L.W., 1917, Molybdenum in the Hualapai Mountains: Min. Sci. Press, v.114, p.699-700.
*Wilt, J.C., and Keith, S.B., 1978, Molybdenum in Arizona: Fieldnotes, v.10, p.1.
*Wilt, J.C., Keith, S.B., Theodore, T.G., 1984, (1985), A listing and map of molybdenum occurrences in Arizona: USGS Open File Report 84-830, 62 p., 1:1,000,000.

 

Monocline

*Babenroth, D.L., and Strahler, A.N., 1945, Geomorphology and structure of the East Kaibab monocline, Arizona and Utah: GSA Bull., v.56, p.107-150.

*Kelly, V.C., 1955, Monoclines of the Colorado Plateau: GSA Bull., v.66, p. 789-804.

 

Montosa, Santa Cruz County

*Anthony, J.W., 1951, Geology of the Montosa-Cottonwood Canyons area, Santa Cruz County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson.
*Sulik, J.F., 1957, Stratigraphy and structure of the Montosa Canyon area, Santa Cruz county, Arizona, M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 64 p.

Monument Valley
*Chenoweth, W.L., 1985, Early vanadium-uranium mining in Monument Valley, Apache and Navajo Counties, Arizona and San Juan County, Utah: Ariz. Bur. Geol. and Min. Technol. Open-File Report 85-15, 13 p.
*Evensen, C.G., and Gray, I.B., 1958, Evaluation of uranium ore guides, Monument Valley, Arizona and Utah: Econ. Geology, v.53, n.6, p. 639-662.
*Gray, I.B., 1961, Nature and origin of the Moenkopi-Shinarump hiatus in Monument Valley, Arizona and Utah: PhD, University of Arizona, Tucson, 94 p.
*James, H.L., ed. 1973, Monument Valley-Field Conference Guidebook #24, New Mex. Geol. Soc., 232 p.
*Kiven, C.W., 1977, Kinematics of deformation at the southwest corner of the Monument uplift: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, 84 p.
*Witkind, I.J., and Thaden, R.E., 1963, Geology and uranium-vanadium deposits of the Monument Valley area, Apache and Navaho Counties, Arizona: USGS Bull. 1103, p.171, 1:62,500.
*Young, R.G., 1964, Distribution of uranium deposits in the White Canyon-Monument Valley districts, Utah-Arizona: Econ. Geology, v.59, p 850-873.

Morenci, Greenlee County
*Bennett, K.C., 1975, Geology and origin of the breccias in the Morenci-Metcalf district, Greenlee County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 153 p.
*Heinrich, C., 1887, The copper ore deposits near Morenci, Arizona: Engr. Min. Jour., v.43, p. 202-203, 219-220.
*Lindgren, W., 1905, The copper deposits of the Clifton-Morenci district, Arizona: USGS Prof. Paper 43.
*USGS, 1972, Aeromagnetic map of the Morenci-Monticello area, southeastern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico: USGS Geophys. Invest. GP-838, 1:250,000. (also GP-356)
*Zindel, U., 1986, Landscape evolution in the Clifton-Morenci mining district, Arizona 1872-1986: M.S. thesis, Arizona State University, Tempe.
 

Morrison Formation

*Craig, L.C., et al, 1977, Maps showing thickness of the Morrison Formation and thickness and generalized facies of the members of the Morrison Formation in the Colorado Plateau region: USGS Open File Report 77-516.

Mount Ajo, Pima County
*Tosdal, R.M., Peterson, D.W., May, D.J., LeVeque, R.A., and Miller, R.J., 1986, Reconnaissance geologic map of the Mount Ajo and part of the Pisinimo quadrangle, Pima County, Arizona: USGS Misc. Field Studies MF-1820, 1:62,500.

 

Mount Fagan, Pima County

*Ferguson, C.A., et al, 2001, Geologic map of the Mount Fagan 7.5 minute quadrangle, eastern Pima County, Arizona: Ariz. Geol. Survey Digital Geologic Map 11 (DGM 11), 1: 24,000.

Mount Graham
*US Department of Agriculture, 1986, Draft environmental impact statement, proposed Mt. Graham astrophysical area. Pinaleno Mountains, Coronado National Forest, 217 p.

Mount Hope
Simmons, A.M., 1986, The geology of Mount Hope, a volcanic dome in the Colorado Plateau-Basin and Range Transition zone, Arizona: M.A. thesis, University of New York, Buffalo, 1956.

Mount Hopkins, Santa Cruz County
*Lindsey, D.A., and Van Gosen. B.S., 2007, Surficial Geologic Map of the Mount Hopkins and northern part of the San Cayetano Mountains 7.5" Quadrangles, Santa Cruz and Pima Counties, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey, CR-07-B, 1:24,000 scale.

 

Mount Trumbull, Mohave County

*Billingsley, G.H., 1997, Geologic map of the Trumbull NW Quadrangle, northern Mohave County, Arizona: USGS Open-File Report 97-0488.
 

Mount Union, Yavapai County
*Anderson, C.A., and Blacet, P.M., 1962, Preliminary geologic map of the NE quarter of the Mount Union quadrangle, Yavapai County, Arizona: USGS Open-File Report.
*Anderson, C.A., and Blacet, P.M., 1972 (1973), Geologic map of the Mount Union quadrangle, Yavapai County, Arizona: USGS Geol. Quad. Map GQ-997, 1:62,500.
 

Mount Wilson, Mohave County
*Ryan, G.S., 1986, Mineral investigation of the Mount Wilson Wilderness Study Area (AZ-020-001A), Mohave County, Arizona: US Bureau of Mines MLA 66-86, 15 p., 1:62,500.

Mount Wrightson, Santa Cruz and Pima Counties
*Drewes, H., 1966, Preliminary geologic map of the Mount Wrightson Quadrangle, Santa Cruz and Pima Counties, Arizona: USGS Open File 1:62,5000.

Mount Wrightson Formation
*Riggs, N., Mattinson, J.M., and Busby-Spera, C., 1986, U-Pb ages of the Mount Wrightson Formation, southern Arizona, and possible correlation with the Navajo Sandstone: EOS (AGU Trans.), v.67, p. 1249.

Mowry Mine, santa Cruz County
*Fontana, B.L., 1958, The Mowry mine, 1858-1958: Kiva, v.23, n.3.
*Smith, G.E., 1956, The geology and ore deposits of the Mowry Mine area, Santa Cruz County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 44 p.
 

Mural Limestone
*Hartshorne, P.M., 1988, Paleoenvironmental analysis of a coral-rudist bioherm; Upper Mural Limestone (Lower Cretaceous), southeast Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 58 p.
*Hayes, P.T., and Landis, E.R., 1961,
Lower member of the Mural Limestone of Early Cretaceous Age, Bisbee Quadrangle, Arizona: USGS Professional Paper 424-B, p. B125-B127.
*Roybal, G.W., 1979, Facies relationship on a patch reef of the upper Mural Limestone on southeast Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 76 p.

Murray Springs
*Agenbroad, L.D., and Haynes, C.V., Jr., 1975, Bison bison remains at Murray Springs, Arizona: The Kiva, v.40, p.309-313.
*Mehringer, P.J., Jr., Martin, P.S., and Haynes, C.V., Jr., 1967, Murray Springs, a mid-post glacial pollen record from southern Arizona: Am. Jour Sci., v.265, p. 786-797.
 

Mustang Mountains (Santa Cruz County)
*Bryant, D.L., 1951, The geology of the Mustang Mountains, Santa Cruz County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 142 p.
*Hayes, P.T., and Raup, R.B., 1968, Geologic map of the Huachuca and Mustang Mountains, Arizona: USGS Misc. Inv. Map I-509, 1:62,500.
*Haynes, C.V., Jr., 1974, Archaeological investigations at the Murray Springs Site, Arizona, 1967:  National Geographic Society Research Reports, 1967 Projects, p.145-147.
*Haynes, C.V., Jr., Archaeological investigations at the Murray Springs Site, Arizona, 1968: National Geographic Society Research Reports, 1968 Projects, p.165-171.
*Haynes, C.V., Jr., 1978, Archaeological investigations at the Murray Springs Site, Arizona, 1969: National Geographic Society Research reports, 1969 Projects, p.239-242.
*Haynes, C.V., Jr., 1979, Archaeological investigations at the Murray Springs Site, Arizona, 1970 Projects: National Geographic Society Research Reports, 1970 Projects, p.261-267.
*Haynes, C.V., Jr., 1980, Archaeological investigations at the Murray Springs Site, Arizona, 1971 Projects: National Geographic Society Research Reports, 1970 Projects, p.347-353.
*Haynes, C.V., Jr., 1981, Gechronology and paleoenvironments at the Murray Springs Clovis Site, Arizona: National Geographic Society Research Reports, v.13, p.243-251.
*Haynes, C.V., Jr., and Hemmings, E.T., 1968, Mammoth-bone shaft wrench from Murray Springs, Arizona: Science, v. 159, p.186-187.
*Mehringer, P.j., Jr., Martin, P.S., and Haynes, C.V., Jr., 1967, Murray Springs, a mid-postglacial pollen record from southern Arizona: American Journal of Science, v.265, p. 786-797.

Mylonites
*Reynolds, S.J., and Lister, G.S., 1987, Kinematics of mylonitic rocks in metamorphic core complexes in Arizona-Origin of the mylonitic front (abs.): GSA Abstracts with Programs, v.19, no.6, p.443.