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San Carlos Indian Reservation, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
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An Indian reservation in east-central Arizona comprising some 2,500 square miles in area.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Anorthoclase'
'Apatite'
Augite
Azurite
Baryte
Calcite
Chalcocite
'Chert'
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysotile
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
'Diatomaceous Earth'
Fayalite
'Feldspar Group'
Ferro-kaersutite
Forsterite
var: Peridot
Galena
Gypsum
Hematite
var: Specularite
Hercynite
Ilmenite
Kaersutite
Magnetite
Malachite
Muscovite
var: Sericite

'Olivine'
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Pargasite
Prehnite
'Pumice'
Pyrite
Pyrope
Quartz
var: Milky Quartz
Rhodochrosite
'Serpentine Group'
'Silica'
Spinel
'Tiger's Eye'
Ulvöspinel
Wollastonite


47 entries listed. 26 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

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References


Schwennesen, A.T. (1919) Geology and water resources of the Gila and San Carlos Valleys in the San Carlos Indian Reservation, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 450-A, 27 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:48,000.

Bromfield, C.S. & Shride (1956), Mineral Resources of the San Carlos Indian Reservation, Arizona, USGS Bull. 1027-N: 681.

Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of Arizona: 84.

Marlowe, J.I. (1960) Diatremes and a ring intrusion on the San Carlos Indian Reservation: Arizona Geological Society Digest: 3: 150-154.

Marlowe, J.I. (1961) Late Cenozoic geology of the lower Safford Basin on the San Carlos Indian Reservation, Arizona: Tucson, University of Arizona, Ph.D. dissertation, 184 p.

Mason, Brian (1968) Kaersutite from San Carlos, Arizona, with comments on the paragenesis of this mineral: Mineralogical Magazine: 36(No. 283): 997-1002.

Prinz, Martin, and Nehru, C.E. (1969) Comments on 'Kaersutite from San Carlos, Arizona, with comments on the paragenesis of this mineral' by Brian Mason: Mineralogical Magazine: 37 (No. 287): 333-337.

Hastings, D.A. (1972) A geophysical investigation of the Point of Pines area, San Carlos Indian Reservation, Arizona: Tucson, University of Arizona, Ph.D. dissertation.

Cross, C., and Holloway, J. (1974) A megacryst-bearing alkali basalt, San Carlos, Arizona [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs: 6(5): 437.

Rabb, D.D. and Vuich, J.S. (1975) San Carlos Indian Reservation Peridot Mine: Inspection Report B75-2, Arizona Bureau of Mines, University of Arizona, Tucson, 34 pp.

Moore, R.T. and Vuich, J.S. (1977) An Evaluation of the Olivine Resources of the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservations and Recommendations for Potential Development. NADSAT Project Completion Report No. 1. Arizona Bureau of Mines, 34 pp.

Vuich, J.S., and Moore, R.T. (1977) Bureau studies olivine resources on San Carlos Apache Reservation: Fieldnotes [Arizona Bureau of Mines]: 7(2): 1, 6-10.

Frey, F.A. & M. Prinz (1978), Ultramafic inclusions from San Carlos, Arizona: Petrologic and geochemical data bearing on their petrogenesis, Earth & Planetary Science Letters: 38: 129-176.

Holloway, J.R., and Cross, C. (1978) The San Carlos alkaline rock association, 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: 171-173.

Holloway, J.R., and Wohletz, K.H. (1978) Field guide [to the San Carlos area], 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: 173-176.

Wohletz, K.H. (1978) The eruptive mechanism of the Peridot Mesa vent, San Carlos, Arizona, 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: 167-171.

Wohletz, K.H., and Patera, E.S. (1978) Petrology and eruptive history of the Peridot Mesa vent, San Carlos, Arizona [abs.]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs: 10(3): 154.

Caporuscio, F.A. (1979) Alkalic lavas from the San Carlos, Arizona province [abs.]: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union: 60(46): 972.

Koseluk, R.A., Elliott, W.C., and Ulmer, G.C. (1979) Gas inclusions and fO2-T data for olivines from San Carlos, Arizona [abs.]: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union: 60: 419.

Rumble, D., II, Hoering, T.C., and Boctor, N. (1979) Oxygen isotopic geochemistry of ultramafic nodules and basanite from San Carlos, Arizona: Carnegie Institution of Washington Year Book: 78: 492-493.

Caporuscio, F.A. (1980) Petrology and geochemistry of the San Carlos alkalic lavas: Tempe, Arizona State University, M.S. thesis, 105 p.

Bernatowicz, T.J. (1981) Noble gases in ultramafic xenoliths from San Carlos, Arizona: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology: 76(1): 84-91.

Anderson, L.W. (1988) A note on the Quaternary geology of the San Carlos River area, Gila-Safford Basin, San Carlos Indian Reservation, Arizona, in Anderson, Larry, and Piety, Lucy, eds., Field-Trip Guidebook to the Tonto Basin: Geomorphology, Quaternary Geology, Tertiary Basin Development, Archaeology, and Engineering Geology: Friends of the Pleistocene, Rocky Mountain Cell: 85-89.

Brown, J.G. (1989) Geology and ground-water resources of the San Carlos Indian Reservation, Gila, Graham, and Pinal Counties, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 89-4152, 39 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000.

Galer, S.J.G., and O'Nions, R.K. (1989) Chemical and isotopic studies of ultramafic inclusions from the San Carlos Volcanic Field, Arizona: A bearing on their petrogenesis: Journal of Petrology: 30, part 4: 1033-1064.

Wanamaker, B.J., and Evans, Brian (1989) Mechanical re-equilibration of fluid inclusions in San Carlos olivine by power-law creep: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology: 102(1): 102-111.

Anderson, L.W. (1990) Terraces and pediments of San Carlos River Valley, in Late Cenozoic stratigraphy and tectonics of the Safford, Tonto, and Payson Basins, southeastern and central Arizona, in Gehrels, G.E., and Spencer, J.E., eds., Geologic excursions through the Sonoran Desert Region, Arizona and Sonora, Geological Society of America, Cordilleran section, 86th Annual Meeting, Tucson Ariz., March 14-16, 1990, Field-Trip Guidebook: Arizona Geological Survey Special Paper 7: 24.

Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 322, 346.

Wrucke, C.T., Bromfield, C.S., Simons, F.S., Greene, R.C., Houser, B.B., Miller, R.J., and Gray, Floyd (2004) Geologic map of the San Carlos Indian Reservation, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Investigations Series I-2780, 29 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:125,0000.

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