Chiricahua Mountains

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Roger Weller, geology instructor

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last edited:  10/10/16

 

published references on the geology of the
Chiricahua Mountains

 

*Badger, S.S., 1911, The Chiricahua Mountains: Engr. Min. Jour., v.91, p. 663.

*Brittain, R.L., 1954, Geology and ore deposits of the western portion of the Hilltop mine area, Cochise County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona.

*Bryan, C.R., 1988, Geology and geochemistry of mid-Tertiary volcanic rocks in the eastern Chiricahua Mountains, southeastern Arizona: M.S. thesis, Albuquerque, Univ. of New Mexico, 137 p.

*Coll, A., 1910, The California district, Arizona: Min. World, v.33, p. 503.

*Cooper, J.R., 1959, Reconnaissance geologic map of southeastern Cochise County, Arizona: USGS Misc. Field Studies MF-213.

*Drewes, H., 1982, Geologic map of the Cochise Head quadrangle and adjacent areas, southeastern Arizona: USGS Misc. Inv. Series Map I-1312.

*Drewes, H., du Bray, E.A., and Pallister, J.S., 1995, Geologic map of the Portal quadrangle, Cochise County, southeast Arizona: USGS Misc. Inv. Series Map I-2450.

*Drewes, H., and Williams, F.E., 1973, Mineral resources of the Chiricahua Wilderness area, Cochise County, Arizona; U.S.G.S. Bull. 1385-A, 53 p.

*du Bray, E.A., and Pallister, J.S., 1991, An ash flow caldera in cross section- ongoing field and geochemical studies of the Turkey Creek Caldera, SE Arizona: Jour. of Geophysical Research, v.96, p.13435-13457.

*du Bray, E.A., and Pallister, J.S., 1994, Geologic map of the Chiricahua Peak quadrangle, Cochise County, Arizona: USGS Geologic Quadrangle Map GQ-1733.

*du Bray, E.A., and Pallister, J.S., 1994, Geologic map of the Stanford quadrangle, Cochise County, Arizona:  USGS Geologic Quadrangle Map GQ-1743.

*du Bray, E.A., and Pallister, J.S., 1995, Area adjacent to the Turkey Creek Caldera, Cochise County, Arizona: USGS Bull, 2021-E, p.E1-E27.

*du Bray, E.A., Pallister, J.S., and Yager, D.B., 1997, Geologic map of the Turkey Creek Caldera, Chiricahua Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona: USGS Misc. Inv. Map I-2544.

*Enlows, H.E., 1951, The igneous rocks of the Chiricahua Monument, Arizona: Tulsa Geol. Soc. Digest, v.19, p.105-107.

*Enlows, H.E., 1955, Welded tuffs of the Chiricahua National Monument, Arizona: Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull., v.66, p.1215-1246.

*Fernandez, L.A., and Enlows, H.E., 1966, Petrography of the Faraway Ranch Formation, Chiricahua National Monument Arizona; Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull., v.77, p.1017-1030.

*Hall, D.B., 1993, The geomorphology of welded tuffs in the Chiricahua National Monument, southeastern Arizona: Ph.D., University of Arizona, 180 p.

*Keyes, C.R., (?), Gashed veins on the Queen of Sheba (Chiricahua Mountains): Pan. Am. Geol., v.44, p.60-62.

*Kumke, C.A., 1947, Sullivan copper mine, Cochise County, Arizona: U.S. Bureau Mines RI-4015.

*Latta, J.S., IV, 1983, Geochemistry and petrology of the ash flows of the Chiricahua National Monument, Arizona and their relation to the Turkey Creek Caldera: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, 194 p.

*Marjaniemi, D., 1968, Tertiary volcanism in the northern Chiricahua Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona: Ariz. Geol. Soc. Guidebook III, p.209-214.

*Marjaniemi, D., 1969, Geologic history of an ashflow sequence and its source area in the Basin and Range province of southeastern Arizona: Ph.D., Tucson, Univ. Arizona, 176 p.

*Majaniemi, D., 1970, Denuded caldera in the Basin and Range province of Arizona (abstr.):GSA, Abstracts with programs, v.2, p.116.

*Marjaniemi, D., 1970, Denuded caldera in the Basin and Range province of Arizona (abstr.): Geol. Soc. Amer., Abstr. with Programs, v.2, p.116.

*Paige, S., 1909, Marble prospects in the Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona: USGS Bull. 380, p.199-211.

*Pallister, J.S., du Bray, E.A., and Hall, D.B., 1997, Interpretive map and guide to the volcanic geology of Chiricahua Monument and vicinity, Cochise County, Arizona, Arizona: USGS Misc. Inv. Ser. I-2541 (1:24,000)

*Pallister, J.S., du Bray, E.A., Rosenbaum, J.G., Snee, L.W., and Yager, D.B., 1990, Calderas in 3-D, Chiricahua Mountains, southeast Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Special Paper 7, p.31-40.

*Papke, K.G., 1952, Geology and ore deposits of the eastern portion Hilltop mine area, Cochise County: M.S. thesis, university of Arizona.

*Raydon, G.T., 1952, Geology of northeastern Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Berkeley, Univ. of Calif., 72 p.

*Sabins, F.F., 1955, Geology of the Cochise Head and western part of Vanar quadrangles, Arizona: Ph.D., Yale University.

*Sabins, F.F., 1957, Geology of the Cochise Head and western part of the Vanar quadrangles, Arizona: Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull., v.68, p.1315-1342.

*Sabins, F.F., 1957, Stratigraphic relations in the Chiricahua and Dos Cabezas Mountains, Arizona: Am. Ass. Pet. Geol. Bull., v.41, p. 466-510.

*Sabins, F.F., 1966, Stratigraphy and fusulinids of Naco Group in Chiricahua and Dos Cabezas Mountains, Arizona: New Mexico Geol. Soc. Guidebook, 16th Field Conf., p. 148-157.

*Sauer, C., 1930, Basin and range forms in the Chiricahua area: Univ. Calif. Pub. Geog., v.3, no.6, p. 339-414.

*USGS, 1974, Aeromagnetic map of parts of the Chiricahua Peak and Portal quadrangles, Cochise County, Arizona: USGS Open File Report 74-128.

*Yager, D.B., 1995, Geologic map showing the Oligocene Rhyolite Canyon Tuff in part of the Bruno Peak Quadrangle, southeastern Arizona: USGS Misc. Inv. Map MF-2292 (1:24,000)

*Zirkle, R.G., 1952, Fusulinid fauna from the Naco Group in Chiricahua Mountains near Portal, Cochise County, Arizona: M.A. thesis, Univ. Ill.