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Superstition Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA

References

Stuckless, J.S. (1971) The petrology and petrography of the volcanic sequence associated with the Superstition caldera, Superstition Mountains, Arizona: Stanford, Stanford University, Ph.D. dissertation, 113 p., 1 sheet.

Stuckless, J.S., and Sheridan, M.F. (1971) Tertiary volcanic stratigraphy in the Goldfield and Superstition Mountains, Arizona: Geological Society of America Bulletin: 82(11): 3235-3240.

Stuckless, J.S., and Naeser, C.W. (1972) Rb-Sr and fission-track age determinations in the Precambrian plutonic basement around the Superstition volcanic field, Arizona, in Geological Survey research 1972: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 800-B, p. 191-194.

Stuckless, J.S., and O'Neil, J.R. (1973) Petrogenesis of the Superstition-Superior volcanic area as inferred from strontium and oxygen isotope studies: Geological Society of America Bulletin: 84(6): 1987-1997.

Suneson, N.H., and Sheridan, M.F. (1975) Geology of the northern portion of the Superstition-Superior volcanic field, Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs: 7(7): 1287-1288.

Suneson, N.H. (1976) The geology of the northern portion of the Superstition-Superior volcanic field, Arizona: Tempe, Arizona State University, M.S. thesis, 123 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:48,000.

Hillier, M.R. (1978) A geochemical study of the latite of Government Well, Superstition Mountains, Arizona: Tempe, Arizona State University, M.S. thesis, 69 p.

Motooka, J.M., Sanzalone, R.F., and Curtis, C.A. (1978) Analyses of rocks and stream sediments of the Superstition Wilderness, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-0483, 162 p.

Sheridan, M.F. (1978) The Superstition cauldron complex [with road log], in Burt, D.M., and Pewe, T.L., eds., Guidebook to the geology of central Arizona, 74th Cordilleran Section Meeting, Geological Society of America, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Special Paper no. 2, p. 85-96.

Wynn, J.C., and Manydeeds, S.A. (1978) Principal facts for gravity stations in and adjacent to the Superstition Mountains, Gila, Pinal, and Maricopa Counties, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-0566, 10 p.

Scarborough, Robert B. (1981) Reconnaissance geology, Goldfield and northern Superstition Mountains: Fieldnotes [Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology]: 11(4): 6-10.

Jinks, J.E. (1982) Mineral investigation of the Superstition Wilderness and contiguous RARE II further planning areas, Gila, Maricopa, and Pinal Counties, Arizona: U.S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Land Assessment Open File Report MLA 136-82, 25 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:48,000.

Peterson, D.W., and Jinks, J.E. (1983) Mineral resource potential map of the Superstition Wilderness and contiguous roadless areas, Maricopa, Pinal, and Gila Counties, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 83-0472, 1 sheet, scale 1:24,000.

Peterson, D.W., and Jinks, J.E. (1983) Mineral resource potential of the Superstition Wilderness and contiguous roadless areas, Maricopa, Pinal, and Gila Counties, Arizona, with a section on Geochemical interpretations, by W.A. Miller and J.M. Motooka and with a section on Geophysical investigations by J.C. Wynn: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 83-0885, 81 p., 3 sheets, scale 1:48,000.

Peterson, D.W., and Jinks, J.E. (1984) Superstition Wilderness, Arizona, in Marsh, S.P., and others, eds., Wilderness mineral potential - Assessment of mineral resource potential in U.S. Forest Service lands studied 1964-84, v. 1: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1300, p. 113-116.

Prowell, S.E. (1984) Stratigraphic and structural relations of the north-central Superstition volcanic field: Tempe, Arizona State University, M.S. thesis, 122 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:24,000.

Rettenmaier, K.A. (1984) Provenance and genesis of the Mesquite Flat breccia, Superstition Volcanic Field, Arizona: Tempe, Arizona State University, M.S. thesis, 174 p., 2 sheets.

Sheridan, M.F., and Prowell, S.E. (1986) Stratigraphy, structure, and gold mineralization related to calderas in the Superstition Mountains, in Beatty, B., and Wilkinson, P.A.K., eds., Frontiers in geology and ore deposits of Arizona and the Southwest: Arizona Geological Society Digest: 16: 306-311.

Sheridan, M.F. (1987) Caldera structures along the Apache Trail in the Superstition Mountains, Arizona, in Davis, G.H., and VandenDolder, E.M., eds., Geologic diversity of Arizona and its margins: Excursions to choice areas; Field-trip guidebook, 100th Annual Meeting, The Geological Society of America, Phoenix, Arizona, October 26-29, 1987: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Special Paper 5, p. 238-243.

Clifford, P.M., and Peterson, D.W. (1989) Progress on interpretation of new chemical studies of volcanic rocks of the Superstition Mountains, Arizona [abs.], in Continental Magmatism, IAVCEI, General Assembly, Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 25-July 1, 1989, Abstracts: New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Bulletin 131: 54.

Huckleberry, Gary (1993) Surficial geology of the Superstition Mountain piedmont area, northern Pinal and eastern Maricopa Counties, Arizona [Goldfield, Weavers Needle, Florence Junction, Superstition Mts. SW, Florence NE, Magma 7.5 min]: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-15, 33 p., 6 sheets, scale 1:24,000.

Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 405.

Skotnicki, S.J., and Ferguson, C.A. (1995) Geologic map of the Goldfield quadrangle and the northern part of the Superstition Mts. SW quadrangle, Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-09, 24 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:24,000.

Trapp, R.A. (1996) History of stratigraphic name usage for Tertiary rock units in the Superstition Mountains / Goldfield Mountains area: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-07, 15 p.

McIntosh, W.C., and Ferguson, C.A. (1998) Sanidine, single crystal, laser-fusion 40Ar/39Ar geochronology database for the Superstition Volcanic Field, central Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-27, 74 p.

Ferguson, C.A., and Trapp, R.A. (2001) Stratigraphic nomenclature of the Miocene Superstition Volcanic Field, central Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-06, 102 p.

Mineral List

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Chalcopyrite
Chlorargyrite
Chrysotile
Cinnabar
Galena
Magnetite
Mercury
Sphalerite
Tetrahedrite
var: Mercurian Tetrahedrite

Tyrolite


10 entries listed. 9 valid minerals.

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