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Wabayuma Peak
*Conway, C.M., and others, 1990, Mineral resources of the Wabayuma Peak Wilderness Study area, Mohave County, Arizona: USGS Bulletin B1737-E.

Walker Canyon
*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.

Wallapai Mining District
*Dings, M.G., 1950, Arizona zinc and lead deposits, Wallapai mining district, Mohave County, Arizona: University of Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 156 p., p.138-142 (also USGS Bull. 978E, p.123-163, 1951).
*Haury, P.s., 1947, Zinc-lead mines in the Wallapai mining district, Mohave County, Arizona: United Stated Bureau of Mines, RI-4101, 43 p.
*Lang, J.R., 1986, A geochemical study of alteration and mineralization in the Wallapai mining district, Mohave County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 142 p.
*Thomas, B.E., 1949, Ore deposits of the Wallapai district, Arizona: Econ. Geology, v.44, p. 663-705.
*Thomas, B.E., 1950, Geology of the Wallapai district (abstr): Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull., v.61, no.12, pt.2, p. 1509-1510.

Walnut Canyon

*Belden, J.A., 1971, The petrology of the eastern phase of the Toroweap Formation, Walnut Canyon, Coconino County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona Univ.

Walnut Grove
*Hook, D.L., 1956, Late Cenozoic stratigraphy and structure of a part of the Walnut Grove Basin, Yavapai County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 50 p.
*Plafker, L., 1956, Geologic reconnaissance of the Cenozoic Walnut Grove Basin, Yavapai County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 62 p.

Walnut Gulch

*Spangler, D.P., 1969, A geophysical study of the hydrogeology of the Walnut-Gulch experimental watershed, Tombstone, Arizona: PhD dissertation, University  of Arizona, Tucson, 103 p.

Washington Camp (Santa Cruz County)
*Lehman, N.E., 1980, Pyrometasomatic deposits of the Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Santa Cruz County, Arizona: Mining Engineering, p. 183-188.

Waterman Mountains
*Mc Clymonds, N.E., 1957, Stratigraphy and structure of the southern part of the Waterman mountains, Pima County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, university of Arizona, Tucson, 157 p.
*Mc Clymonds, N.E., 1959, Paleozoic stratigraphy of the Waterman Mountains, Pima County, Arizona: Arizona Geol. Soc. Guidebook II, p. 67-76.

Wellton, Pima County
*Wood, P.A., 1956, A Miocene camel from Wellton, Pima County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 37 p.

Wenden
*Agey, W.W., Batty, J.V., and Knutson, E.G., 1959, Operations of manganese ore-purchasing depots at Deming New Mexico and Wenden, Arizona: USBM, RI 5462, 18 p.

Western Arizona
*Lee, W.T., 1908, Geologic reconnaissance of a part of western Arizona: USGS Bull. 352, p.9-80.
 

Wet Beaver Roadless Area

*Gerstel, W.J., 1985, Geochemical map of the Wet Beaver Roadless Area, Coconino and Yavapai Counties, Arizona: USGS Map MF 1558-B, 1:24,000.
*Martin, R.A., 1986, Aeromagnetic map of the Wet Beaver Roadless Area, Yavapai and Coconino Counties, Arizona: USGS Misc. Field Studies MF-1558-C, 1:24,000.
*Thompson, J.R., Jr., 1968, Geology of the Wet Beaver Creek Canyon, Yavapai County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona university, Flagstaff.

Whetstone Mountains

*Bankey, V., and Kleinkopf, M.D., 1985, Geophysical maps of the Whetstone Roadless area, Cochise and Pima Counties, Arizona: USGS Misc. Field Studies MF 1614-C (?1644-A).

*Burnette, Charles R., 1957, Geology of the Middle Canyon, Whetstone Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, 55 p.

*Burnette, C.R., 1958, Geology of the Middle Canyon, Whetstone Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona (abstr.): Ariz. Geol. Soc. Digest, v.1, p. 41.

*De Ruyter, Vernon D., 1979, Geology of the Granite Peak Stock area, Whetstone Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, 121 p.

*Graybeal, Frederick T., 1962, The geology and gypsum deposits of the Whetstone Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, 80 p.

*Hess, F.L., 1909, Notes on a wolframite deposit in the Whetstone Mountains, Arizona: USGS Bull. 380, p.164-165 and Min. World, v.31, p. 748 (1909).

*Keller, A.S., 1956, The Cretaceous rocks of the west flank of the Whetstone Mountains, Pima County, Arizona: Union Oil of Calif., unpub. report F-163.

*Tyrell, W.W., Jr., 1957, Geology of the Whetstone Mountains area, Cochise and Pima Counties, Arizona: Ph.D., Yale University.


Whipple Mountains
*Davis, G.A., Lister, G.S., and Reynolds, S.J., 1986, Structural evolution of the Whipple and South Mountain shear zone, southwestern United States: Geology, v.14, p. 7-10.
 
White Mesa
*Hill, J.M., 1914, Copper deposits of the White Mesa district, Arizona: USGS Bulletin 540, p. 159-163.

White Picacho District
*Jahns, R.H., 1952, Pegmatite deposits of the White Picacho district, Maricopa and Yavapai Counties, Arizona: Ariz. Bur. Mines Bull. 162, 105 p.

 

White Tank Mountains

*Brittingham, P., 1985, Structural geology of a portion of the White Tank Mountains, central Arizona: M.S. thesis, Arizona State University, Tempe, 105 p.
*Reynolds, S.J., Wood, S.E., Pearthree, P.A., Field, J.J., 2002, Geologic map of the White Tank Mountains, central Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Digital Geologic Map 14 (DGM), 1:24,000.

 

Whitlock Mountains

*Richter, D.H., Shafiqullah, M., and Lawrence, V.A., 1981, Geologic map of the Whitlock Mountains and vicinity, Graham County, Arizona: USGS Misc. Inv. I-1302, 1:48,000.

Wickenburg
*Dinsmore, C.A., 1911, Some of the mines in the Wickenburg district, Arizona: Min. Engr. World, v.35, p.966.
*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.
*Jahns, R.H., 1949, Lithium-bearing pegmatites near Wickenburg, Arizona (abstr.): GSA Bulletin, v.60, n.12, part 2, p.1899.
*Stimac, J.A., Fryxell, J.E., Reynolds, S.J., Richard, S.M., Grubensky, M.J., M.J., and Scott, E.A., 1987, Geologic map of the Wickenburg, southern Buckhorn, and northwestern Hieroglyphic Mountains, central Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Open File Report 87-9, 13 p., 1:24,000.


Wikieup
*Sheppard, R.A., and Gude, A.J., 1972, Big Sandy Formation near Wikieup, Mohave County, Arizona: USGS Bulletin 1354-c, p. C1-C10.

Willcox
*Brown, S.G., and Schumann, H.H., 1969, Geohydrology and water utilization in the Willcox basin, Graham and Cochise Counties, Arizona: USGS Water Supply Paper 1869-F, 32 p.
*Dempsey, W.J., and Hill, M.E., 1963, Aeromagnetic map of parts of the Willcox and Luzena quadrangles, Cochise County, Arizona: USGS Map GP-418, 1:62,500.
*Erickson, R., 1988, Geology of the Willcox north quadrangle and the southernmost Greasewood Mountain quadrangle, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey, Misc. Map MM-88-B, 6 p., 1:24,000.
*Jones, R.S., Cushman, R.L., and Hem, J.D., 1947, Geology and ground-water resources of the Willcox basin, Cochise and Graham Counties, Arizona: USGS 35 p.
*Mann, L.J., White, N.D., and Wilson, R.P., 1978, Maps showing ground-water conditions in the Willcox area, Cochise and Graham Counties, Arizona-1975: USGS Water Resources Investigations Open-File Report 78-60.
*Pine, G.L., 1963, Sedimentation studies in the vicinity of the Willcox Playa, Cochise County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 38 p.
*Pipkin, B.W., 1964, Clay mineralogy of the Willcox playa and its drainage basin, Cochise County, Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, 160 p.
*Stoyanow, A.A., 1925, Oil prospects of the Willcox region: Ariz. Min. Jour., v.9, no.7, p.11-12, 26-29.
*USGS, 1969, Geohydrology and water utilization in the Willcox Basin, graham and Cochise Counties, Arizona: USGS Water Supply Paper 1859-F.
*Witcher, J.C., 1982, Geothermal potential of the Willcox area: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR-82-4, 39 p.

Willow Canyon
*Sumpter, L.T., 1986, Stratigraphy and sedimentology of the Willow Canyon Formation southeastern Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 124 p.
 
 

Winkelman
*Evenson, J.M., 1961, Geology of the Copper Hill area, Winkleman, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 45 p.
*Hardas, A.V., 1966, Stratigraphy of gypsum deposits south of Winkelman, Pinal County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 45 p.
*Krieger, M.H., 1968, Geologic map of the Winkelman Quadrangle, Arizona: USGS Open File Report, 1:24,000.
*Krieger, M.H., 1974 (1975), Geologic map of the Winkelman quadrangle, Pinal and Gila Counties, Arizona: USGS Geol. quad. map GQ-1106, 1:24,000.
*Long, A., 1966, Late Pleistocene and Recent chronologies of playa lakes in Arizona and New Mexico: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 141 p.

*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.
*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.
 

Winoa
*Atencio, Elsbeth, A Photogeologic Survey of Fracture Traces and Lineaments in the Winona, Arizona Quadrangle: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff,  66p.
 

Winterhaven Formation
*Haxel, G.B., Dillon, J.T., and Tosdal, R.M., 1985, Tectonic setting and lithology of the Winterhaven Formation: a new Mesozoic stratigraphic unit in SE California and SW Arizona: USGS Bull. B-1599, 19 p.
 

Woods Canyon

*Scholtz, J.F., 1968, Geology of the Woods Canyon drainage basin, Coconino County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona Univ.

Woolsey Peak
*McDonnell, J.R., Jr., 1986, Mineral investigation of a part of the Woolsey Peak Wilderness Study Area (AZ-020-142/144), Maricopa County, Arizona: USBM MLA-46-86,14 p., 1:62,500.
*Peterson, J.A., et al, 1989, Mineral resources of the Woolsey Peak Wilderness Study area, Maricopa County, Arizona: USGS Bull. B 1702-F, 12 p.
*USGS, 1987, Aeromagnetic map of the Woolsey Peak-Dendora Valley area, southwestern Arizona; USGS Open-File Report OF-87-0333, 1:50,000.

 

Wulfenite

*Bideaux, R.A., 1959, Wulfenite from the Glove mine near Amado, Arizona: Mineral Explorer, Oct-Dec 1959, p.3-6.
*King, J.B., 1940, Occurrence of wulfenite in Arizona: Mineralogist, v.8, n.6, p.261-262.

Wupatki
*Blyth, Cynthia P., The Cenozoic Evolution of Wupatki National Monument: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 118p.
*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.
*Haines, D.V., and Bowles, C.G., 1976, Preliminary geologic map of the Wupatki NE quadrangle, Arizona: USGS Open File Report 76-703, 1:24,000.
*Hanson, S.L., 2003, Roadside geology: Wupatki and Sunset Crater Volcano National Monuments: Arizona Geological Survey Down-to-Earth 15, 32 p.

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