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Vail, Pima County

*Richard, S.M., Spencer, J.E., Ferguson, C.A., and Youberg, A., 2002, Geologic map of the southern part of the Vail 7.5 minute Quadrangle, eastern Pima County: Ariz. Geol. Survey Digital Gel. Map 12 (DGM 12), 29 p., 1:24,000.

 

Vanadium

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

*Keithley, H.S., 1945, Apache vanadium mine (Gila County): Rocks and Minerals, v.20, no.12, p. 591.

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

 

Vegetation and Geology

*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.

 

Veins

*Smith, R.C., 1984, Mineralogic and fluid-inclusion studies of epithermal gold quartz veins in the Oatman district, northwestern Arizona: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 232 p.

Vekol
*Denton, T.C., and Haury, P.S., 1946, Exploration of the Reward (Vekol) zinc deposit, Pinal County, Arizona:  US Bur. Mines, Report 3975, 42 p.

 

Verde River Valley

*Blake, W.P., 1890, Thenardite, mirabilite, glauberite, halite and associates of the Verde Valley, Arizona Territory: Am. jour. Science, 3rd ser., v.39, p. 43-45.
*Bohannon, R.G., Grow, J.A., Miller, J.J., and Blank, H.R., Jr., 1993, Seismic stratigraphy and tectonic development of Virgin River depression and associated basins, southeastern Nevada and northwestern Arizona: GSA Bulletin, v.105, n.4, p.501-520.
*House, P.K., Pearthree, P.A., and Klawon, J.E., 2001, Paleoflood of the lower Verde River, central Arizona: Ariz. Geol. Survey Open-File Report 01-04 (OFR 01-04), 33 p.

*Jenkins, O.P., 1923, Verde River lake beds near Clarkdale, Arizona: Am. Jour. Science, 5th ser., v.5, p. 65-81.
*Mahard, R.H., 1948, Late Cenozoic chronology of the Upper Verde Valley, Arizona: Denison Univ. Lab Bull., v.41, p. 97-127.
*Twenter, F.R., 1962, New fossil localities in the Verde Formation, Verde Valley, Arizona: New Mexico Geol. Soc. Guidebook, 13th Field Conference, Mogollon Rim Region, Arizona, p. 109-114.
*Twenter, F.R., and Metzger, D.G., 1963, Geology and groundwater in the Verde Valley-Mogollon Rim region, Arizona: USGS Bull. 117, 132 p.

Virgin Mountains
Seager, W.R., 1966, Geology of the Bunkerville section of the Virgin Mountains, Nevada and Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 124 p.

 

Volcanoes and Volcanism
*Amos, R.C., 1986, Sunset Crater, Arizona-evidence for a large magnitude Strombolian eruption: M.S. thesis, Arizona State University, Tempe, 165 p.

*Appledorn, C.R., and Wright, H.E., Jr., 1957, Volcanic structures in the Chuska Mountains, Navajo Reservation, Arizona-New Mexico: GSA Bull., v.68, n.4, p. 445-467.
*Brooks, W.E., 1984, Volcanic stratigraphy of part of McLendon volcano, Anderson mine area, Yavapai County, Arizona: USGS Open File Report 84-350.
*Brooks, W.E., 1985, Reconnaissance geologic map of part of McLendon volcano, Yavapai County, Arizona: USGS MF-1783, 1:24,000.
*Champney, R.D., 1962, Structural geology of a rhyolite flow in the Tucson Mountains: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 43 p.
*Cosner, O.J., 1962, Ground water in the Wupatki and Sunset Crater National Monuments, Coconino County, Arizona: USGS Water Supply Paper 1475-J, p. 357-374, 1:63,360.
*Eastwood, R.L., 1970, A geochemical-petrological study of Pima and Pinal Counties, Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 212 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.
*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.
*Halva, C.J., 1961, A geochemical investigation of "basalts" in southern Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 88 p.
*Holm, R.F., and Moore, R.B., 1987, Holocene scoria cone and lava flows at Sunset Crater, northern Arizona: in- Rocky Mountain Section of the GSA, S.S. Beus, ed., in the collection Centennial field guide volume, Boulder, Colorado, GSA, 2, p. 393-397.
*Horn, M., 1986, Physical models of pyroclastic clouds, Maricopa County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Arizona State University, Tempe, 125 p.
*Laidley, R.A., and DuBois, 1964, Dome-shaped volcanic gas vents in Arizona: science, v.145, no.3628, p. 153-154.
*Horn, M., 1986, Physical models of pyroclastic clouds, Maricopa County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Arizona State University, Tempe, 125 p.
*Lipman, P.W., 1984, The rocks of ash-flow calderas in western North America: Jour. Geophys. Research, v.89, p. 8801-8841.
*Lipman, P.W. and Sawyer, D.A., 1985, Mesozoic ash flow caldera fragments in southeastern Arizona and their relationship to porphyry copper deposits:  Geology, v.13, p. 652-656.
*Lipman, Peter W. and Jonathan T. Hagstrum, 1992, "Jurassic ash-flow sheets, calderas, and related intrusions of the Cordilleran volcanic arc in Southeastern Arizona: Implications for regional tectonics and ore deposits", Geological Society of America Bulletin, v.104, p.32-39,
5 figs., 1 table, Jan., 1992.
*Marjaniemi, D., 1969, Geologic history of an ashflow sequence and its source area in the Basin and Range province of southeastern Arizona: PhD, Tucson, Univ. Arizona, 176 p.

*Mayo, E.B., 1963, Volcanic orogeny of the Tucson Mountains (A preliminary report): Ariz. Geol. Soc. Digest, v.6, p. 61-82.
*Moyer, T.C., 1985, Evidence of complex source regions for a bimodal volcanic terrane in west-central Arizona: EOS, Trans. AGU, v.66, p.1150.
*Moyer, T.C., 1986, The Pliocene Kaiser Spring (Arizona) bimodal volcanic field; geology, geochemistry, and petrogenesis: Ph.D. dissertation, Arizona State University, Tempe, 320 p.
*Otton, J.K., 1982, Tertiary extensional tectonics and associated volcanism in west-central Arizona, in Frost, E.G., and Martin, D.L., eds., Mesozoic-Cenozoic tectonic evolution of the Colorado River region, California, Arizona and Nevada: Cordilleran Publishers, San Diego, California, p. 143-157.
*Scarborough, R.B., 1975, Chemistry and age of Late Cenozoic air-fall ashes in southeastern Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 107 p.
*Scarborough, R.B., 1985, Map of post-15 m.y. volcanic outcrops in Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Map 21, 1:1,000,000.
*Smiley, T.L., 1958, The geology and dating of Sunset Crater, Flagstaff, Arizona: New Mexico Geol. Soc. Guidebook, 9th Field Conference, p. 186-190.
*Suneson, N.H., 1980, The origin of bimodal volcanism, west-central Arizona: Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Santa Barbara, 282 p.
*Taylor, O.J., 1960, Correlation of volcanic rocks in Santa Cruz County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 59 p.
*Vedder, L.K., 1984, Stratigraphic relationship between the late Jurassic Canelo Hills volcanics and the Glance Conglomerate, southeast Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 129 p.
*Watson, B.N., 1968, Intrusive volcanic phenomena in southern and central Arizona: Arizona Geol. Soc. Guidebook 3, p. 147-153.
*Williams, H., 1936, Pliocene volcanoes of the Navajo-Hopi Country: GSA Bulletin, v.47, p.111-171.
 

Vulture Mine
*Dinsmore, C.A., 1911, The Vulture mine, Arizona; its past and present: Min. Engr. World, v. 35, p. 645-646.

 

Vulture Mountains, Maricopa County

*Grubensky, M.J., 1989, Geologic map of the Vulture Mountains: Arizona Geological Survey Map 27, 1:24,000.
*Grubensky, M.J., Stimac, J.A., Reynolds, S.J., and Richard, S.M., 1987, Geologic map of the northeastern Vulture Mountains and vicinity, central Arizona: Ariz. Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology open file Report, 1:24,000.
*Grubensky, M.J., and Reynolds, S.J., 1988, Geologic map of the southeastern Vulture Mountains, west-central Arizona:  Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-9, 16 p., 1:24,000.
*Rehrig, W.A., Shaffiqullah, M., and Damon, P.E., 1980, Geochronology, geology, and listric normal faulting of the Vulture Mountains, Mohave County, Arizona: Ariz. Geol. Soc. Digest, v.12, p. 89-101.
*Reynolds, S.J., Spencer, J.E., DeWitt, E., White, D.C., and Grubensky, M.J., 1988, Geologic map of the Vulture Mine area, Vulture Mountains, west-central Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-10, 5 p., 1:24,000.
*Spencer, J.E., Reynolds, S.J., Grubensky, M.J., Duncan, J.T., and White, D.C.,1989, Geology of the Vulture gold mine: Arizona Geology, v.19, no.4, p.1-4.


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