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Page
*Kocurek, and Hunter, R.E., 1986, Origin of polygonal fractures in sand, uppermost Navajo and Page sandstones, Page, Arizona: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, v.56, n.6, p.895-904.

Painted Desert
*Allen, V.T., 1930, Triassic bentonite of the Painted Desert: Am. Jour. Sci., 5th ser., v.19, p. 283-288.

Pajarito Mountains, Santa Cruz County

*Riggs, N.R., 1985, Stratigraphy, structure, and mineralization of the Pajarito Mountains, Santa Cruz County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 102 p.

Paleomagnetism
*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.

Paleozoic
*Bryant, D., 1952, Paleozoic and Cretaceous stratigraphy of the Tucson Mountains, Arizona Geol. Soc. Guidebook I, p. 33-42.
*Butler, W.C., 1969, The Upper Paleozoic stratigraphy of the Total Wreck ridge, Pima County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 138 p.
*Ebbley, N., 1958, Early Paleozoic strata in southeastern Arizona: AAPG Bull., v.41, no.10, p.2223-2242.(also, v.42, no.11, p. 2750-2756).
*Epis, R.C., and Gilbert, C.M., 1957, Early Paleozoic strata in southeastern Arizona: AAPG Bull., v.41, p. 2223-2242.
*Gilluly, J., Cooper, J.R., and Williams, J.S., 1954, Late Paleozoic stratigraphy of central Cochise County, Arizona: USGS Professional Paper 266, 49 p.
*McKee, E.D., 1974, Paleozoic seaways in western Arizona: AAPG Bull., v.31, no.2, p.282-292.
*Ransome, F.L., 1908, A comparison of some Paleozoic and pre-Cambrian sections in Arizona (abstr.): Science, new series, v.27, p. 68-69.
*Ransome, F.L., 1915, The Paleozoic section of the Ray quadrangle, Arizona: Washington Acad. Sci. Jour., v.5, n.11, p. 380-388.
*Ransome, F.L., 1916, Some Paleozoic sections of Arizona and their correlation: USGS Professional Paper 98-K, p. 133-166.
*Reynolds, S.J., Roddy, M.S., and Welty, J.W., 1986, Map of Paleozoic rocks and conodont-color alteration indices in Arizona: Ariz. Bur. Geol. and Min. Tech., Open-File report 86-1, 1:000,000.
*Stoyanow, A.A., 1936, Correlation of Arizona Paleozoic formations: GSA Bull., v.47, no.4, p.459-540.

Palmetto Mining District, Santa Cruz County
*Handverger, P.A., 1963, Geology of the Three R Mine, Palmetto Mining District, Santa Cruz County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 70 p.
 

Palo Verde Ranch, Pinal County
*Applebaum, S., 1975, Geology of the Palo Verde Ranch area, Owl Head mining district, Pinal County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 89 p.
 

Pantano, Pima County
*Abu Ajamieh, M.M., 1966, The structure of the Pantano Beds in the northern Tucson basin: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 71 p.
*Metz, R., 1963, The  petrography of the Pantano beds in the Cienega Gap area, Pima County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University  of Arizona, Tucson, 66 p.
*Sears, D., II, 1959, Geology of the Pantano Hill area, Pima County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 48 p.

Papago Indian Reservation
*Bryan, Kirk,1925, The Papago Country, Arizona, a geographic, geologic, and hydrologic reconnaissance with a guide to desert watering places: USGS Water-Supply Paper 499, 436 p.
*Matis, J.P., 1970, Hydrology of the Sells area, Papago Indian Reservation: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, 59 p.
*McClymonds, N.E., 1959, Precambrian and Paleozoic sedimentary rocks on the Papago Reservation, Arizona; in Southern Arizona Guidebook 2, Arizona Geological Society, GSA, Cordilleran Section, 55th Annual Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, p. 77-84.

 

Paradise Formation

*Hernon, R.M., 1935, The Paradise formation and its fauna: Jour. Paleontology, v.9, p. 653-696.

*Riggs, N.R., 1987, Stratigraphy, structure, and geochemistry of Mesozoic rocks in the Pajarito Mountains, Santa Cruz County, Arizona; in Dickinson, W.R., and Klute, M.A., eds., Mesozoic rocks of southern Arizona and adjacent areas: Ariz. Geol. Soc. Digest 18, p.165-175.

 

Paradox Basin

*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.
*Four Corners Geological Society, Geology of the Paradox fold and fault belt (northeastern Arizona): Guidebook 3rd Field Conference, 173 p.
*Wengerd, S.A., 1962, Pennsylvanian sedimentation in Paradox basin, Four Corners region: in: C.C. Branson, ed., Pennsylvanian system in the U.S., AAPG, p. 264-330.

 

Paria, Coconino County

*Akers, P.P., 1960, The Chinle formation of the Paria Plateau area, Arizona and Utah: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 83 p.

*Bush, A.L., and Lane, M.E., 1982, Mineral resource potential map of the Vermillion Cliffs-Paria Canyon Instant Study Area, Coconino County, Arizona: USGS Misc. Field Studies MF-1475-D, 1:62,500.

*Olsen, A.B., 1957, Photogeologic map of the Paria SW quadrangle, Kane County, Utah and Coconino County, Arizona: USGS Map I-263.

Parker
*Carr, W., 1981, Tectonic history of the Vidal-Parker region, California and Arizona, in Howard, K.A., Carr, M.D., and Miller, D.M., eds., Tectonic Framework of the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts, California and Arizona: USGS, Open-File Report 81-503, p. 18-20.
*Carr, W.J., and Dickey, D.D., 1980, Geologic map of the Vidal, California and Parker SW, California and Arizona Quadrangle: USGS Map I-1125.
*Dickey, D.D., Carr, W.J., Bull, W.B., 1980, Geologic map of the Parker NW, Parker, and parts of the Whipple Mountains SW and Whipple Wash quadrangles, California and Arizona:  USGS Misc. Inv. Map I-1124, 1:24,000.
*Metzger, D.g., Loeltz, O.J., and Irelan, B., 1973, Geohydrology of the Parker-Blyth-Cibola area, Arizona and California: USGS Professional Paper 486-H, p. G1-G130.

 

Patagonia Mountains, Santa Cruz County

*Baker, R.C., 1961, The geology and ore deposits of the southeast portion of the Patagonia Mountains, Santa Cruz County, Arizona: Ph.D. dissertation, University of Michigan.
*Chaffee, M.A., Hill, R.H., Sutley, S.J., and Watterson, J.R., 1981, Regional geochemical studies in the Patagonia Mountains, Santa Cruz County, Arizona: Jour. Geochem. Exploration, v.14, p. 135-153.
*Dinsmore, C.A., 1909, The Patagonia district, Arizona: Mining World, v.31, p.224.
*Feth, J.H., 1954, Geologic and groundwater reconnaissance of the Patagonia area, Arizona: USGS Open-File Report No.27, 12 p.
*Graybeal, F.T., 1984, Metal zoning in the Patagonia Mountains, Arizona: Arizona Geological Society Digest, vol. 15, p. 187-197.
*Hagstrum, J.T., 1994, Remagnetization of Jurassic volcanic rocks in the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains; implications for North American apparent polar wander: Jour. Geophys. Res., B, Solid Earth and Planets, v.99, n.8, p. 15,103-15,113.
*Kartchner, W.E., 1944, The geology and ore deposits of the Harshaw district, Patagonia Mountains, Arizona: Ph.D. dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucso, Arizona, 100 p.

*Keener, H., 1918, The Patagonia district: Arizona Min. Journal, v.2, no.1, p.42-43.
*Koutz, F.R., 1983, The Harshaw silver, base-metal manganese oxide deposit, Patagonia Mountains, Santa Cruz County, Arizona: A Field Trip Guide: Arizona Geological Society Digest 15.
*May, S.R., Butler, R.F., Shafiquallah, M., and Damon, P.E., 1986, Paleomagnetism of Jurassic volcanic rocks in the Patagonia Mountains, southeastern Arizona; Implications for the North American 1790 Ma reference pole: Jour. Geophys. Res., v.91, p.11520-11544.
*Schrader, F.C., 1915, Mineral deposits of the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains, Arizona, with contributions by Jim Hill: USGS Bull.582, 373 p.
*Simons, F.R.,1972, Mesozoic stratigraphy of the Patagonia Mountains, Santa Cruz County: USGS Prof. Paper 658-E, 23 p.

 

Pat Hills, Cochise County

*Ettinger, L.J., 1962, Geology of the Pat Hills, Cochise County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 47 p.

Paymaster Mining Area, Pima County
*Waller, H.E., Jr., 1960, The geology of the Paymaster and Olivette mining areas, Pima County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 48 p.

Payson
*Lausen, C., and Wilson, E.D., 1925, Gold and Copper deposits near Payson, Arizona: Ariz. Bur. Mines Bull. 120, University of Arizona, 44 p.
*Lausen, C., and Wilson, E.D., 1927, Gold and copper deposits near Payson, Arizona: Ariz. Mining Jour., v.10, no.19, p. 5-7, 12-14.
*Richards, A.M., 1987, Gravity analysis of the Tonto and Payson basins, central Arizona: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 162 p.

Peach Springs Tuff
*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.
*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.

Peacock Mountains
*Albin, A.L., Structural geology of the Gneiss Canyon shear zone in the Peacock Mountains and southern Grand Wash Cliffs, northwestern Arizona: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona University, 68 p.

 

Pearce, Cochise County

*Endlich, F.M., 1897, The Pearce mining district, Arizona: Engr. Min. Jour., v.63, p. 571.

Pediments
*Tuan, Yi-Fu, 1954, Types of pediments in the San Pedro Valley region, Arizona: Assoc. Pacific Coast Geog. Yearbook, v.16, p. 17-24.

Pegmatite
*Jahns, R.H., 1949, Lithium-bearing pegmatites near Wickenburg, Arizona (abstr.): GSA Bulletin, v.60, n.12, part 2, p.1899.
*Jahns, R.H., 1952, Pegmatite deposits of the White Picacho district, Maricopa and Yavapai Counties, Arizona: Ariz. Bur. Mines Bull. 162, 105 p.
*Matter, P., III, 1969, Petrochemical variations across some Arizona pegmatites and their enclosing rocks: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 173 p.
*Mohon, J.P., Jr., 1975, Comparative geothermometry for the Monte Cristo pegmatite, Yavapai County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 90 p.

Pena Blanca, Santa Cruz County
*Hench, S.W., 1968, A reconnaissance gravity survey of the Ruby-Pena Blanca area, Santa Cruz County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 66 p.
*Nelson, F.J., 1963, The geology of the Pena Blanca and Walker Canyon areas, Santa Cruz County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 82 p.

Pennsylvanian
*Barrie, K.A., 1975, The conodont biostratigraphy of the Black Prince Formation (Pennsylvanian) of southeastern Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 43 p.
*Havenor, K.C., 1958, Pennsylvanian framework of sedimentation in Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, 73 p.
*Havenor, K.C., and Rye, W.D., 1958, Pennsylvanian paleogeography of Arizona: New Mexico Geol. Soc., Guidebook of the Black Mesa Basin, northeastern Arizona, 9th field conference, p. 78-81.
*Kottlowski, F.E., 1960, Summary of Pennsylvanian sections in southwestern New Mexico and southeastern Arizona: New Mexico Bur. Mines and Min. Res. Bull. 66, 187 p.
*Thayer, D.W., 1973, Pennsylvanian Lepospondyl amphibians from the Swisshelm Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 66 p.


Permian
*Bryant, D.E., 1955, Stratigraphy of the Permian System in southern Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 209 p.
*Butler, W.C., 1972, Permian sedimentary environments in southeastern Arizona: Arizona Geological Society Digest, vol.9.
*Dubin, D.J., 1964, Fusulinid fauna from the type area of the Earp Formation, Permo-Pennsylvanian, Cochise County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 102 p.
*Gerrard, T.A., 1964, Environment studies of the Fort Apache Member, Supai Formation (Permian), east-central Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 187 p.

*Keefer, W.R., 1961, Permian Concha limestone and Rainvalley formation, southeastern Arizona:  AAPG Bull., v.45, n.8, p. 1324-1334.
*Micklin, R.F., 1969, Fusulinids and conodonts of a Pennsylvanian-Permian section in the northern Dragoon Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 257 p.
*Patch, S., 1969, Petrology and stratigraphy of the Epitaph Dolomite (Permian) in the Tombstone Hills, Cochise County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 42 p.
*Read, C.B., and Wanek, A.A., 1961, Stratigraphy of outcropping Permian rocks in northeastern Arizona and adjacent areas: USGS Prof. Paper 374-H, p. H1-H10.
*Wilt, J.C., 1969, Petrology and stratigraphy of the Colina Limestone (Permian) in Cochise County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 117 p.
*Winters, S.S., 1951, Permian stratigraphy in eastern Arizona: Plateau, v.24, p. 10-16.
 

Perilla Mountains, Cochise County
*US Department of Agriculture, 1973, Final environmental statement, Perilla Mountain watershed project, Cochise County, Arizona, 23 p.

Petrified Forest
*Billingsley, G.H., and Breed, W.J., 1980, Geologic cross section along Interstate 40, Kingman to Flagstaff, Arizona, Petrified Forest National Park: Petrified Forest Museum Association.
*Dickinson, J., 1887, Remarks on the "Petrified Forest" of Arizona (abstr.): American. Assoc. Adv. Sci. Proc., v.35, p. 230.
*Edwards, I., 1925, A visit to the petrified forests of Arizona: Milwaukee Public Museum Yearbook, 1923, v.3, p. 164-170.
*Gordon, W.T., 1909, Preliminary report on specimens of silicified wood (chiefly of Araucarioxylon) collected by John Muir, Esq., at Adamana, near Holbrook, Arizona, USA: Royal Botanical Garden, Edinburgh, Notes, no.20, p.257-258.
*Gottesfeld, A.S., 1971, Paleoecology of the Chinle Formation in the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 87 p.
*Hollick, A., 1930, The petrified forests of Arizona: New York Botanical Garden Journal, v.31, no.361, p. 14-18.
*Johns, M.E., 1988, Architectural element analysis and depositional history of the Upper Petrified Forest Member of the Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona: M.S. thesis, 163 p.
*Knowlton, F.H., 1888, New species of fossil wood (Araucarioxylon arizonicum) from Arizona and New Mexico: US Nat. Mus. Proc., v.11, p. 1-4.
*Knowlton, F.H., 1913, The fossil forests of Arizona: American Forestry, v.19, p. 207-218.
*Middleton, L.T., Kraus, M.J., and Bown, T.M., 1984, Reconstruction of Upper Triassic alluvial systems, Chinle formation, Petrified Forest National Par, Arizona (abstr.): Abstracts with Programs-GSA, in GSA, 97th meeting, v.16, no.6, Sept. 1984, p. 595.
*Roadifer, J.E., 1966, Stratigraphy of the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 152 p.
*Ward, L.F., 1918, The fossil forests of Arizona (abstr.): Science, new ser., v.11, p. 30-31 (1900) and Glimpses of the Cosmos, v.6, p. 71-72 (1918)
*Williams, F.E., 1913, The petrified forests of Arizona: Jour. Geog., v.11, p. 329-332.

Petroleum
*Fassett, J., ed., 1979, Oil and gas fields of the Four Corners area (243 field papers); Four Corners Geological Society, Box 1501, Durango, Colorado, 81301.
*Moran, W.R, 1957, Cretaceous stratigraphy and oil possibilities of the Sonoita-Elgin area, Pima and Santa Cruz counties, Arizona: Union Oil of California, unpublished report F-172.
*Nations, J.D., Doss, A.K., and Ybarra, R.A., 1984, The geologic setting of oil and gas exploration in Arizona; in, Oil and gas fields of the Four Corners area: prepub. manuscript, Four Corners Geological society, 32 p.
*Peters, J.A., 1959, Petroleum geology of the Four Corners area: Fifth World Petroleum Congress, Sec. J, paper 27, 23 p.
*Robinson, J., 1982, Petroleum exploration in southeastern Arizona, Anatomy of an overthrust play: Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists, p. 665-674.
 

Phoenix, Maricopa County
*Davidson, E.S., 1973, Index and description of flood-prone area maps in the Tucson-Phoenix area, Arizona: USGS Misc. Inv. I-843-A, 1:500,000.
*Jagiello, K.J., 1987, Structural evolution of the Phoenix basin, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Arizona State university, Tempe, 157 p.
*Johnson, J.K., Reynolds, S.J., and Jones, D.A., 2003, Geologic map of the Phoenix mountains, central Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Map 04-A, 1:24,000.
*USGS, 1987, Landsat and SPOT image display, Phoenix area: USGS Misc. Inv. Series I-1941, 1:24,000.

Picacho Butte
*Krieger, M.H., 1967, Reconnaissance geologic map of the Picacho Butte Quadrangle, Yavapai and Coconino Counties, Arizona: USGS Misc. Inv. Map I-500, 1:62,500.

Picacho Peak, Pinal County
*Briscoe, J.A., 1967, The general geology of the Picacho Peak area: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 52 p.
*Brooks, 1985, Analyses of upper-plate volcanic rocks at Picacho Peak, Pinal County, Arizona: USGS Open-File Report 85-740, 5 p.
*Brooks, W.E., 1986, Distribution of anomalously high K2O volcanic rocks in Arizona: metasomatism of the Picacho Peak detachment fault: Geology, v.14, p. 339-342.
*Carpenter, M.C., 1985, Surface deformation near the Picacho earth fissures, south-central Arizona, between 1980 and 1984 (abstr.): Eos, Trans. AGU in AGU 1985 fall meeting, v.66, no.46, Nov.12, 1985, p.904.
*Carpenter, M.C., 1986, Horizontal movement across the Picacho earth fissure, south-central Arizona 1980-1985 (abstr.) Eos, Trans., AGU in AGU 1986 fall meeting and ASLO winter meeting, v.67, no.44, Nov.4, 1986, p.938.
*Carpenter, M.C., 1991, Earth-fissure movements associated with fluctuations in ground-water levels near the Picacho Mountains, south-central Arizona, 1980-1984,: USGS Open-File Report OF-0561, 84 p.
*Holzer, T.L., 1978, Results and interpretation of exploratory drilling near the Picacho fault, south-central Arizona,: USGS Open-File Report 78-1016, 41 p.
*Johnson, G.S., 1981, Geologic maps and sample location map of the northern Picacho Mountains, Pinal County, Arizona: Arizona Bureau Geology and Min. Tech., Misc. Map MM-81-A, 1:24,000 and 1:6,000.
*Kerrich, R., and Rehrig, W., 1987, Fluid motion associated with Tertiary mylonization and detachment faulting; Oxygen 18/Oxygen 16 evidence from Picacho metamorphic core complex Arizona: Geology, v.15, p. 58-62.
*Pankratz, L.W., Ackermann, H.D., and Jachens, R.C., 1978, Results and interpretation of geophysical studies near the Picacho fault, south-central Arizona: USGS Open-File Report 78-1106, 20 p.
*Peterson, D.E., 1962, Earth fissuring in the Picacho area, Pinal County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 35 p.
*Shafiqullah, M., Lynch, D.J., and Damon, P.E., 1976, Geology. geochronology and geochemistry of the Picacho Peak area, Pinal County, Arizona: Arizona Geological Society Digest, v.10, p. 305-324.
*Yeend, W., 1976, Reconnaissance geologic map of the Picacho Mountains, Arizona: USGS Misc. Field Studies MF-778, 1:62,500.

Picketpost Mountain, Pinal County
*Nelson, E., 1966, The geology of Picketpost Mountain, Pinal County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 123 p.
 

Pickhandle Hills
*Kelley, R.J., Jr., 1966, Geology of the Pickhandle Hills, san Bernardino Valley, Cochise County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 52 p. 
 

Piety Hill, Pima County
*Broderick, J.P., 1967, Structure and petrography of the Piety Hill area, Pima County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 56 p.
 

Pigeon Canyon, Mohave County
*Billingsley, G.H., Antweiler, J.C., Beard, L.S., and Lucchitta, I, and Lane, M.E., 1986, Mineral resource potential map of the Pigeaon Canyon, Nevershine Mesa, and Snap Point Wilderness study Areas, Mohave County, arizona: USGS Misc. Field Studies, MF-1860-A, 1:50,000.
*Lucchitta, I., Beard, L.S., and Rieck, H.J., 1986, Geologic map of the Pigeon Canyon, Nevershine Mesa, and Snap Point Wilderness Study Areas, Mohave County, Arizona: USGS Misc. Field Studies, MF-1860-B, 1:50,000.
 

Pikes Peak
*Sharp, R.R., Jr., 1962, Some magnetic properties of a part of Pikes Peak iron deposit, Maricopa County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 135p.
*Slatt, R.M., Heintz, G.M., Lowry, P.H., and O'Hara, P.F., 1978, Precambrian Pike's Peak iron-formation, central Arizona: in- Guidebook to the geology of central Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Special Paper no.2, p. 73-82.

Pima County
*Allen, M.A., 1919, Mines of Cochise County: Arizona Min. Jour., v.3, no.1, p. 76-77.
*Richardson, M.L., and Miller, M.L., 1974, Report and interpretations for the General Soil Map, Pima County, Arizona: US Dept. Agriculture Soil Conservation Service, 45 p., 1:500,000.
*Wilson, E.D., Moore, R.T., and O'Haire, R.T., 1960, Geologic map of Pima and Santa Cruz Counties, Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Mines.
 

Pima Mining District, Pima County
*Cooper, J.R., 1960, Some geologic features of the Pima mining district, Pima County, Arizona: USGS Bull. 1112-C, p. 63-103, 1:62,500.
*Heinrichs, W.E., Jr., and Thurmond, R.E., 1954, A case history of the geophysical discovery of the Pima mine, Pima County, Arizona: Geophysics Case Hist., v.2, p. 600-612
*Himes, M.D., 1972, Geology  of the Pima Mine, Pima County, Arizona, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 92 p.
*Mauger, R.L., 1966, A petrographic and geochemical study of Silverbell and Pima mining districts, Pima County, Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 140 p.

Pinal Ranch
*Peterson, N.P., 1963,Geology of the Pinal Ranch quadrangle, Arizona: USGS Bull. 1141-H, p. H1-H18.

Pinal Schist
*Condie, K.C., and De Malas, J.P., 1985, The Pinal schist-An early Proterozoic quartz wacke association in southern Arizona: Precambrian Research, v.27, p. 337-356.
*Erickson, R.C., 1962, Petrology and structure of an exposure of the Pinal Schist, Santa Catalina Mountains, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 71 p.

Pine Mountain
*Caney, F.C., Lehmbeck, W.L., and Williams, F.E., 1967, Mineral resources of the Pine Mountain primitive area, Arizona: USGS Bull. 1230-J, p. 45, 1:31,680.
 

Pinta Dome, 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.

Pisinimo, 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 quadrangles, Pima County, Arizona: USGS, MF 1820, 1:62,500.
 

Pisolitic Limestone
*Grimm, J.P., Cenozoic pisolitic limestones of Pima and Cochise Counties, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 67 p.

Pitman Wash, Pinal County
*Hillebrand, J.R., 1953, Geology and ore deposits in the vicinity of Pitman wash, Pinal County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 94 p.

Playas
Long, A., 1966, Late Pleistocene and Recent chronologies of playa lakes in Arizona and New Mexico: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 141 p.

Plomosa Mountains, La Paz County
*Davis, G. M., 1985, Geology of the southern Plomosa Mountains: M.S. thesis, Arizona State University, Tempe, 158 p.
*Foster, D.A., and Spencer, J.E., 1992, Apatite and zircon fission track dates from the northern Plomosa Mountains, La Paz County, west-central Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-9, 11p.        
*Jennett, J.P., 1966, Geology of the northern Plomosa Mountain Range, Yuma County, Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 128 p.
*Miller, F.K., and Mc Kee, E.H., 1971, Thrust and strike-slip faulting in the Plomosa Mountains, southwestern Arizona: GSA Bull., v.82, p. 711-722.
*Stoneman, D.A., 1985, Structural geology of the Plomosa Pass area, northern Plomosa Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 99 p.

Poachie Range, Mohave and Yavapai Counties
*Bryant, B.H., 1992, Geological map of the Poachie Range, Mohave and Yavapai counties, Arizona: USGS Misc. Inv. Map, I-2198, 1:25,000.

Point of Pines
*Stein, W.T., 1962, Mammals from archeological sites, Point of Pines, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 64 p.

Pontatoc Mine, Pima County
*Medhi, P.K., 1964, A geologic study of the Pontatoc mine area, Pima County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 44 p.
 

Porphyry Copper
*Anderson, C.A., 1950, Alteration and metallization in the Bagdad porphyry copper deposits, Arizona: Econ. Geol., v.45, p. 609-628.
*Anthony. E.Y., 1986, Geochemical evidence for crustal melting in the origin of the igneous suite at the Sierrita porphyry copper deposit, southeastern, Arizona: Ph.D dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 79 p.
*Anthony, E.Y., Titley, S.R., Patchett, P.J., and Hess, N.J., 1985, Isotopic evidence for crustal melting in the evolution of a porphyry copper-related igneous suite in southeastern Arizona: American Geophys. Union, EOS, v.66, no.46, p. 1143.
*Banks, N.G., 1977, Magmatic behavior of Cu, S, Cl, F, and H2O in igneous rocks associated with the Ray porphyry copper deposit, Arizona: USGS Open File Report 77-500.
*Banks, N.G., and Page, N.J., 1977, Some observations that bear on the origin of porphyry copper deposits: USGS Open File Report 77-127, 14 p.
*Branch. C.D., 1976, Development of porphyry copper and stratiform volcanogenic ore bodies during the life-cycle of andesitic strato-volcanoes: in Johnson, R.W., ed, Volcanism in Australia, Amsterdam, Elsevier, p. 337-342.
*Blucher, A.G., Jr., 1958, Porphyry copper reconnaissance Globe-Superior region, Pinal-Gila Counties, Arizona: private ASARCO report 12.
*Brandt, A.A., 1966, Geophysics in the exploration for Arizona porphyry coppers, in Geology of the Porphyry Copper Deposits, Southwestern North America, S.R. Titley, and C. Hicks, eds.: University of Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona, p. 87-110.
*Chaffee, M.A., 1987, Chemical zoning of mineral deposits as an exploration technique; the Red Mountain, Arizona porphyry copper system (abstr.): USGS Circular C0005, p. 10-11.
 *Cornwall, H.R., and Banks, N.G., 1977, Igneous rocks and copper mineralization in the Ray porphyry copper district, Arizona: USGS Open File Report 77-255, 11 p.
*Cornwall, H.R., 1982, Petrology and chemistry of igneous rocks, Ray porphyry copper district, Pinal County, Arizona, in Titley, S.R., ed., Advances in Geology of the Porphyry Copper deposits, Southwestern North America:  University of Arizona Press, Tucson, p. 259-273.
*Creasey, S.C., and Kistler, R.W., 1962, Age of some copper-bearing porphyries and other igneous rocks in southeastern Arizona: USGS Prof. Paper 450D, p. 1-5.
*Creasey, S.C., 1984, The Schultze porphyry- a geochemical comparison of mineralized stocks in southern Arizona: USGS Prof. Paper 1303, 41 p.
*Einaudi, M.T., 1982, Description of skarns associated with porphyry copper plutons, southwestern North America, in Titley, S.R., ed., Advances in the Geology of Porphyry Copper Deposits, University of Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona, p. 139-184.
*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.
*Guilbert, J.M., and Sumner, J.S., 1968, Distribution of porphyry copper, in Deposits in the Light of Recent Tectonic Advances: Southern Arizona Guidebook III, Arizona Geol. Soc., p. 97-112.
*Heidrich, T.L., and Titley, S.R., 1976, Structural evolution of southwestern North America Laramide porphyry copper deposits and its relationship to the history of plate interactions (abstr.): Int. Geol. Congress, 25th, Sydney, v.3, p. 740.
*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.
*Nash, J.T., 1976, Fluid inclusions as a guide to porphyry copper deposits: USGS Open File 76-482, 16 p.
*Parsons, A.B., 1933, The porphyry coppers: AIME, 581 p.
*Parsons, A.B., 1957, The porphyry coppers in 1956: AIME, 270 p.
*Sales, R.H., 1954, Genetic relations between granites, porphyries and associated copper deposits: AIME Trans., v.199, p. 499-505.
*Sawyer, D.A., and Lipman, P.W., 1983, Silver Bell Mountains, Arizona- porphyry copper mineralization in a late Cretaceous caldera: EOS (AGU Trans.), v.64, p.874.
*Sawyer, D.A., and Lipman, P.W., 1985, Caldera volcanism and porphyry copper mineralization at Silver Bell, Arizona, in, Granite-related mineral deposits; geology, petrogenesis and tectonic setting; extended abstracts of papers presented at the CIM conference (R.P.Taylor, ed and others) Halifax, N.S.:  CIM Geol. Div, 1985, p.216-222.
*Schmitt, H.H., 1966, The Porphyry copper deposits in their original setting: in, Geology of the Porphyry Copper Deposits, Southwestern North America, S.R. Titley and C.Hicks, eds.: University of Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona, p.17-34.
*Stringham, B., 1960, Differences between barren and productive intrusive porphyry:  Econ. Geol., v.55, p. 1622-1630.
*Sumner, J.S., 1967, Geophysical aspects of porphyry copper deposits, in Canadian Centennial Conference on Mining and Groundwater Geophysics: Geol. Survey of Canada, Ottawa.
*Titley, S.R., and Hicks, C.L., 1966, Geology of the Porphyry Copper Deposits, Southwestern North America: University of Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona, 287 p.

Potassium Metasomatism
*Brooks, W.E., and Marvin, R.F., 1985, Discordant isotopic ages and potassium metasomatism in volcanic rocks from Yavapai County, Arizona: GSA Abstracts with Programs, v.17, p.344.
*Brooks, W.E., 1986, Distribution of anomalously high K2O volcanic rocks in Arizona: Metasomatism at the Picacho Peak detachment fault: Geology, v.14, p.339-342.
*Roddy, M.S., Reynolds, S.J., Smith, B.M., and Ruiz, J., 1988, K-metasomatism and detachment-related mineralization, Harcuvar Mountains, Arizona: GSA Bulletin, v.100, p.1627-1639.


Precambrian
*Anderson, C.A., 1951, Older Precambrian structure in Arizona: GSA Bull., v.62, p. 1331-1346.
*Anderson, C.A., 1967, Precambrian wrench fault in central Arizona: in, Geological Survey Research 1967: USGS Professional Paper 575-C, p. C60-C65.
*Anderson, P., 1986, The Proterozoic tectonic evolution of Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 416 p.
*Hinds, N.E.A., 1938, Precambrian Arizonan revolution in western North America: American Journal of Science, v.35, p. 445-.
*Karlstrom, K.E., Bowring, S.A., and Conway, C.M., 1987, Tectonic significance of an early Proterozoic two-province boundary in central Arizona: GSA Bull., v.99, n.4, p. 529-538.
*Lance, J.F., 1958, Precambrian rocks of northern Arizona: New Mexico Geol. Soc. Guidebook 9th Field Conf., p. 66-70.
*Lance, J.F., 1959, Precambrian rocks of southeastern Arizona: Ariz. Geol. Soc. Guidebook Southern Arizona, p. 12-15.
*Livinston, D.E., 1962, Older Precambrian rocks near the Salt river Canyon, central Gila County, Arizona: New Mexico Geological society, Guidebook Annual Field Conference, p. 55-.
*Livingston, D.E., 1962,  Strontium isotopes and rubidium-strontium ratios of igneous rocks and minerals from the Precambrian of Gila County (abstr.): Trans. Am. Geophys. Union, v.43, p. 47-.
*Livingston, D.E., 1969, Geochronology of Older Precambrian rocks in Gila County, Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 224 p.
*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.
*Shride, A.F., 1958, Younger Precambrian geology in southern Arizona (abstr.): GSA Bulletin, v.69, no.12, pt.2, p.1744.
*Shride, A.F., 1961, Some aspects of Younger Precambrian geology in southern Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 234 p.
*Shride, A,F., 1967, Younger Precambrian geology in southern Arizona:  USGS Professional Paper 566, 89 p.
*Silver, L.T., 1966, U-Pb isotope relations and their historical implications in Precambrian zircons from Bagdad, Arizona: GSA Program, Ann. Meeting, p.52.
*Wasserburg, G.J., and Lanphere, M.A., 1965, Age determination in the Precambrian of Arizona and Nevada: Geol. Soc. America Bull. 76, p. 735-.
*Wilson, E.D., 1922, The Mazatzal Quartzite, a new Pre-Cambrian formation of central Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 40 p.
*Wilson, E.D., 1936, Pre-Cambrian Mazatzal Revolution in central Arizona (abstr.): GSA Proc., p. 112

Prescott
*Krieger, M.H., 1952, Cenozoic geology of the Prescott quadrangle, Arizona (abstr.): Geol. Soc. Am. Bull., v.63, p. 1336-1337.
*Lease, L.W., 1981, Summary geologic report on drilling in western Prescott and Williams quadrangles, Mohave, Yavapai, and Yuma Counties, Arizona: US Dept. of Energy Open-File Report GJBX-293(81), 82 p.
*May, R.T., White, D.L., and Nystrom, R.J., 1982, National uranium resource evaluation, Prescott quadrangle, Arizona: US Dept of Energy Open-File Report GJQ-015(82), 62 p.
*Morgan, Beverly Everson, Cenozoic Stratigraphy and Paleontology of Prescott Valley and Correlative Units in Yavapai County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, . 99p.
 

Proterozoic
*Conway, C.M., and Karlstrom, K.E., 1986, Early Proterozoic geology of Arizona: Eos, Trans., AGU, v.67, no.37, p. 681-682.
*Karlstrom, K.E., and Conway, C.M., 1986, Early Proterozoic geology of Arizona: Geology (Boulder), v.14, no.7, July 1986, p. 625-626.


Puerco River
*Webb, R.H., Rink, G.R., and Favor, B.O., 1987, Distribution of radionuclide and trace-elements in groundwater, grasses, and surficial sediments associated with alluvial aquifer along the Puerco River, northeastern Arizona; a reconnaissance sampling program: USGS Open-File Report OF-87-0206, 105 p.

Pumice
*Peterson, D.W., 1961, Flattening ratios of pumice fragments in an ash-flow sheet near Superior Arizona: Geol. Survey research, 1961, USGS Prof. Paper 424-D, p. D82-D84.

Putnam Wash, Pinal County
*Krieger, M.H., 1974, Geologic map of the Putnam Wash quadrangle, Pinal County, Arizona: USGS Geol. Quad Map GQ-1109, 1:24,000.