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references
 

Uinkaret Plateau
*Koons, E.D., 1943, The Uinkaret volcanic field, Arizona: Plateau, v.15, n.4, p. 52-59.
*Koons, E.D., 1945, Geology of the Uinkaret Plateau, northern Arizona: GSA Bull., v.56, n.2, p. 151-180.

Unconformity

*Conrad, R.D., 1964, Pre-Devonian unconformity, Gila County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 56 p.

*Keyes, C.R., 1923, Devonian unconformity in Arizona: Pan-Am. Geol., v.39, p. 70-72.
 

Union Hills
*Holloway, S.D., and Leighty, R.S., 1998, Geologic map of the Union Hills 7.5' Quadrangle, Maricopa County, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR-98-20, 22 p., map 1:24,000.

United Verde Mine
*DeWitt, E., and Waegli, J., 1986, Gold in the United Verde massive sulfide deposit, Jerome, Arizona: USGS Open-File Report OF 86-0585, 41 p.

 

Uranium

*Abdel-Gawad, A., 1960, Alteration features associated with some basal Chinle uranium deposits: PhD, Columbia Univ.

*Abdel-Gawad, A., and Kerr, P.F., 1963, Alteration of Chinle siltstone and uranium emplacement, Arizona and Utah: GSA Bull., v.74,

*Akers, J.P., Irwin, J.H., Stevens, P.R., and Mc Clymonds, N.E., 1962, Geology of the Cameron quadrangle, Arizona, with a section on uranium deposits by W.L. Chenoweth, AEC: USGS Map GQ-162.
*Anderson, R.Y., and Kurtz, E.B., Jr., 1955, Biochemical reconnaissance in the Annie Laurie uranium prospect, Santa Cruz county, Arizona: AIME Trans., v.69, p. 22-35.

*Bates,R.C., 1959, An application of statistical analysis to exploration for uranium on the Colorado Plateau: Econ. Geology, v.54, p. 449-466.
*Birdseye, H.S., 1958, Uranium deposits in northern Arizona: New Mexico Geol. Society Guidebook, 9th Field Conference, p. 161-163.
*Bisset, D.H., 1958, A survey of hydrothermal uranium occurrences in southeastern Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 88 p.

*Bowles, C.G., Reimer, Been, J.M., and Murrey, 1986, Soil-gas helium distribution at the Shadow Mountain collapse, Cameron uranium district, Arizona: USGS Bull.B 1622, p.201-212.
*Butler, A.P., Jr., and Byers, V.P., 1969, Uranium, in- Mineral and water resources of Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 180, p. 282-292.

*Cannon, H.L., 1952, The effect of uranium-vanadium deposits on the vegetation of the Colorado Plateau: Am. Jour. Science, v.250, p. 735-770.
*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.
*Chenoweth, W.L., 1988, Uranium procurement and geologic investigations of the Manhattan Project in Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey, open-File Report 88-2, 23 p.
*Chenowitz, W.L., 1992, Geology and production history of the Firelight No.6 uranium mine, Navajo County, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey, Contributed Report CR-92-C, 6 p.
*Chenoweth, W.L., 1992, Geology and production history of the Big Chief uranium mine, Navajo County, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report CR-92-D, 8 p.
*Chenoweth, W.L., 2003, The geology, leasing, and production history of the uranium-vanadium mines on Eurida Mesa, Apache County, Arizona: Arizona geological Survey Contributed Report 03-C, 24 p.
*Chenoweth, W.L., 2003, The geology, leasing, and production history of the Rattlesnake No. 1/Shorty No. 1 uranium-vanadium mine, Apache County, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey, contributed Report 03-D, 14 p.

*Chenowitz, W.L., and Learned, E.A., 1985, Historical review of uranium-vanadium production in the northern and western Carrizo Mountains, Apache Co., Arizona: Ariz. Bur. Geol. and Min. Tech., Tucson, Open-File Report 85-13, 35 p., 1:126,000.
*Dunning, C.H., 1948, A report on Hack's Canyon uranium mine: Arizona Department of Mineral Resources, 10 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.

*Finch, W.I., 1955, Preliminary geologic map showing the distribution of uranium deposits and principal ore bearing formations of the Colorado Plateau region: USGS Misc. Field Studies MF-16, 1 inch=8 miles.

*Finnell, T.L., 1957, Structural control of uranium ore at Monument No. 2 mine, Apache County, Arizona: Econ. Geology, v.52, no.1, p. 25-35.

*Fischer, R.P., 1950, Uranium bearing sandstone deposits of the Colorado Plateau: Econ. Geol., v.45, p. 1-11.

*Fischer, R.P., 1956, Uranium-vanadium-copper deposits on the Colorado Plateau: USGS Prof. Paper 300, p. 143-154.

*Gornitz, V. and Kerr, P.F., 1970, Uranium mineralization and alteration, Orphan Mine, Grand Canyon, Arizona: Econ. Geology, v.65, n.7, p.751-768.
*Granger, H.C., and Raup, R.B., 1962, Reconnaissance study of uranium deposits in Arizona: USGS Bull. 1147-A, 54 p.
*Grundy, W.D., 1953, Geology and uranium deposits of the Shinarump Conglomerate of Nokia Mesa, Arizona and Utah: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 88 p.
*Hackman, R.J., and Olsen, A.B., 1977, Geology, structure, and uranium deposits of the Gallup 1 degree by 2 degree quadrangle, New Mexico and Arizona: USGS Misc. Geo. Inv. I-981, 1:250,000.

*Hackman, R.J., and Wyant, D.G., 1974, Geology structure and uranium deposits of the Escalante quadrangle, Utah, and Arizona: USGS Misc. Inv. I-744, 1:250,000.
*Harris, R.C., 1996, Uranium distribution in sediments of the lower San Pedro Valley, southeast Arizona, and implications for indoor radon: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR-96-2, 10 p., map- 1:100,000.
*Hart, O.M., and Hetland, D.L., 1953, Preliminary report on uranium-bearing deposits in Mohave County, Arizona: USAEC, RME-4026, 48 p.
*Hart, O.M., 1955, Uranium investigations in Mohave County, Arizona: USAEC, RME 2029, 18 p.

*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.

*Hoffman, M.E., 1977, Origin and mineralization of breccia pipes, Grand Canyon district, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Laramie, Univ. of Wyoming.

*Isachsen, Y.W., et al, 1955, Age and sedimentary environments of uranium host rocks, Colorado Plateau: Econ. Geol., v.50, p. 127-134.

*Kaiser, E.P., 1951, Uraniferous quartzite, Red Bluff prospect, Gila County, Arizona: USGS Circ. 137, 10 p.
*Keith, S.B., 1970, Uranium, in- Coal, Oil, Natural Gas, Helium, and Uranium: Arizona Bur. of Mines Bull. 182, p. 103-146.

*Kelley, V.C., 1955, Regional tectonics of the Colorado Plateau and relationship to the origin and distribution of uranium: New Mexico Univ. Pubs. Geology, n.5, 120 p

*Kelley, V.C., 1955, Regional tectonics of the Colorado Plateau and relationship to the origin and distribution of uranium: Univ. of New Mexico Pubs. in- Geol., n.5.

*Kelley, V.C., 1956, Influence of regional structure and tectonic history upon the origin and distribution of uranium on the Colorado Plateau: USGS Prof. Paper 300, p. 171-178.

*Kerr, P.F., 1958, Uranium emplacement in the Colorado Plateau: GSA Bull., v.69, p. 1075-1112.

*Lowell, J.D., 1955, Applications of cross-stratification studies to problems of uranium exploration Chuska Mountains, Arizona: Econ. Geology, v.50, n.2, p.177-185.
*Lowell, J.D., 1956, Occurrence of uranium in Seth-la-kai diatreme, Hopi Buttes, Arizona: American Jour. Sci., v.254, n.7, p. 404-412.

*Ludwig, K.R., Rasmussen, J.D. and Simmons, K.R., 1986, Age of uranium ores in collapse-breccia pipes in the Grand Canyon area, northern Arizona (abstr.): GSA Abstracts with Prog., v.18, n.5, p. 392.

*Ludwig, K.R., and Simmons, K.R., 1991, U/Pb dating of uranium ores in collapse-breccia pipes, Grand Canyon region: in- Source, transport and deposition of metals, Maurice Pagel, ed., and others, Rotterdam, A.A. Balkema, p. 405-408.

*Marks, R.L., 1961, Mining uranium on the rim of the Grand Canyon: The Explosive Engineer, v.39, n.6, p.165-170.
*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.
*Miller, R.D., 1954, Cu-U deposit at Ridenour Mine, Hualapai Indian Reservation, Coconino County, Arizona: US AEC RME-2014.

*Miller, D.S., and Kulp, J., 1963, Isotopic evidence on the origin of the Colorado Plateau uranium ores: GSA Bull., v.74, n.5, p. 609-629.

*Nutt, C.J., 1981, A model of uranium mineralization in the Dripping Spring Quartzite, Gila County, Arizona: USGS Open File Report OF 81-0254.
*Otton, J.K., 1981, Geology and genesis of the Anderson mine, a carbonaceous lacustrine uranium deposit, western Arizona: USGS Open File Report OF 81-0780, 25 p.

*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.
*Scarborough, R.B., 1981, Radioactive occurrences and uranium production in Arizona: Arizona Bur. of Geology and Mineral Technology, Open File Report 81-1, 296 p.
*Scarborough, R.B., and Wilt, J.C., 1979, A study of uranium favorability of Cenozoic sedimentary rocks, Basin and Range province, Arizona-Part I, General geology and chronology of pre-late Miocene-Cenozoic sedimentary rocks: Ariz. Bureau of Geology and mineral Technology, Open File Report 79-1, 101 p.

*Shoemaker, E.M., 1956, Structural features of the central Colorado Plateau and their relation to uranium deposits: USGS Prof. Paper 300, p. 155-170.

*Shoemaker, E.M., Roach, C.H., and Byers, F.M., Jr., 1962, Diatremes and uranium deposits in the Hopi Buttes, Arizona: Petroleum Studies: a volume in honor of A.F. Buddington, GSA, p. 327-355.
*Spencer, J.E., Emer, D.F., and Shenk, J.D., 1987, Geology, radioactivity, and radon at the Cardinal Avenue uranium occurrence, southwestern Tucson,: Ariz. Bur. of Geology and Mineral Tech. Open-File Report 87-3, 16 p.
*Spencer, J.E., and Shenk, J.D., 1986, Map showing areas in Arizona with elevated concentrations of uranium: Arizona Bur. of Geology and Mineral Technology, Open File Report 86-11, 1:500,000.

*Sullivan, C.E., 1978, Uranium and other trace-element geochemistry of the Hopi Buttes volcanic province, northeastern Arizona: M.S. thesis, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 82 p.

*Verbeek, E.R., Grout, M.A., and Van Gosen, B.S., 1988, Structure of the Ridenour Cu-V-U deposit and vicinity, Coconimo County, Arizona: USGS Open-File Report 88-6, 50 p.

*Wenrich, K.J. and Masarenas, J.F., 1982, Maps showing uranium-bearing diatremes of Hopi Buttes, Arizona: USGS Misc. Field Studies MF-1310, 1:50,000.

*Weir, D.B., 1952, Geologic guide to prospecting for carnotite ores on the Colorado Plateau: USGS Bull. 988-B, p. 15-27.

*Williams, F.J., 1957, Structural control of uranium deposits, Sierra Ancha region, Gila County, Arizona: US Atomic Energy Comm.
*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.
*Wright, R.J., 1950, Reconnaissance of certain uranium deposits in Arizona: USAE-C, RMO-679, 21 p.

*Wright, R.J., 1955, Ore controls in sandstone uranium deposits of the Colorado Plateau: Econ. Geology, v.50, p. 135-155.
*Young, R.G., 1964, Distribution of uranium deposits in the White Canyon-Monument Valley districts, Utah-Arizona: Econ. Geology, v.59, p 850-873.

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