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Naco Formation

*Reid, A.M., 1966, Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Naco formation in the southern Dripping Spring Mountains, near Winkelman, Gila County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 124 p.
*Reid, A.M., 1968, Biostratigraphy of Naco (Pennsylvanian) in south-central Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 308 p.
*Wells, R. R., 1965, Middle Pennsylvanian fusulinid of the Naco Formation near Winkleman, Gila County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 141 p.
*Williams, F., 1941, Fusulinid fauna of the Naco limestone near Bisbee, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Illinois.

Naco Hills, Cochise County
*Totten, D.K., Jr., 1972, Biostratigraphy of some Late Paleozoic rocks in the Naco Hills area near Bisbee, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 128 p.

Natural Gas

*Peirce, H.W., Keith, S.B., and Wilt, J.C., 1970, Coal, oil, natural gas, helium, and uranium in Arizona: Ariz. Bur. of Mines Bull. 182, 289 p.

*Rauzi, S.L., 2001, Arizona has gas and oil potential: Ariz. Geol. Survey Circular 29 (C29), 40 p.

Navajo Sandstone
*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.

Navajo Springs, Apache County
*Dunlap, R.E., 1969, The geology of the Pinta Dome-Navajo Springs helium fields, Apache County, Arizona: M.S thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 73 p.

Needle's Eye, Gila County

*Erdman, C.F., 1986, Gravity and aeromagnetic maps of the Fishhooks, the Black Rock, and the Needles Eye Wilderness Study areas, in Graham and Gila Counties, Arizona: USGS Open File Report OF 86-0353.

*Ryan, G.S., 1984, Mineral investigations of the Needle's Eye Wilderness Study Area, Gila County, Arizona: US Bur. Mines MLA 9-85, 8 p.

*Simons, F.S., et al, 1987, Mineral resources of the Needle's Eye Wilderness Study Area, Gila County, Arizona: USGS Bull. 1703-B, 8 p., 1:24,000.

New River Mesa
*Ferguson, C.A., Gilbert, W.G., and Leighty, R.S., 1998, Geologic map of the New River Mesa 7.5' Quadrangle, Maricopa County, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR-98-12, 29 p., map 1:24,000.

*Leighty, R.S., and Holloway,1998, Geologic map of the New River SE 7.5' Quadrangle, Maricopa County, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR-98-12, 25 p., map 1:24,000. 

New Water Mountains, La Paz County

*Lane, M.E., 1986, Mineral investigation of a part of the New Water Mountains Wilderness Study Area (AZ-020-125), La Paz County, Arizona: USBM MLA-57-86, 25 p., 1:62,5000.
*Maynard, S.R., 1986, Precambrian geology and mineralization of the southwestern part of the New River Mountains, Maricopa and Yavapai Counties, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of New Mexico, 155 p.

Ninety Six Hills, Pinal County
*Yeend, W., Keith, W.J., and Blacet, P.M., 1977 (1978), Reconnaissance geologic map of the Ninety Six Hills NW, NE, SE and SW quadrangles, Pinal County, Arizona: USGS Misc. Field Studies Map MF-909, 1:62,500

Nogales, Santa Cruz County

*Simons, F.S., 1974, Geologic map and sections of the Nogales and Lochiel quadrangles, Santa Cruz County, Arizona: USGS Misc. Inv. Series, Map I-762.
*USGS, 1973, Map showing potential for copper deposits in the eastern three quarters of the Nogales 2 degree quadrangle, Tucson area: USGS Misc. Inv. I-844-G, 1:250,000.
*USGS, 1977, Land use and land cover and associated maps for Nogales, Arizona, Lat 31 deg to 31 deg 30'. Long. 110 deg to 111 deg, 1:1000,000: USGS Open File Report 77-808

Normal Faults
*Fryxell, J.E., Stimac, J.A., and Reynolds, S.J., 1987, Superimposed domino-style normal faults in a Tertiary bimodal volcanic complex, Wickenburg Mountains and vicinity, central Arizona (abs.): GSA Abstracts with Programs, v.19, no.7, p.670.


Northern Arizona

*Darton, N.H., 1910, A reconnaissance of parts of northeastern New Mexico and northern Arizona: USGS Bulletin 435, 88 p.
*Goetz, AF., et al, 1975, Application of ERTS images and image processing to regional geologic problems and geologic mapping in northern Arizona: California Inst. Tech., Jet Propulsion Lab Tech Report 32-1597, 188 p.
*Karlstrom, T., Swann, G.A., and Eastwood, R.L. (eds.), 1974, Geology of northern Arizona with notes on archeology and paleoclimate,  part I, regional studies: GSA meeting, Flagstaff, Arizona.

*Nations, J.D., Conway, C.M., and Swann, G.A., eds., 1986, Geology of central and northern Arizona: Northern Arizona Creative Printers.

*Shoemaker, E.M., Squires, R.L., and Abrams, M.L., 1978, 1978, 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.
*Sydow, M.W., 1987, Seismicity and crustal structure of north-central Arizona: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 92 p.