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The copper deposits of Ray and Miami, Arizona,

Author: Frederick Leslie Ransome
Publisher: Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1919.
Series: Professional paper (Geological Survey (U.S.)), no. 115.
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Leslie Ransome
OCLC Number: 3925083
Notes: At head of title: Department of the Interior.
Many of the plates printed on both sides of leaf.
Description: 192 pages illustrations, LIV plates (some folded, some color, including maps, plans, diagrams) diagrams 29 cm.
Contents: Outline of the report --
Chapter I. --
Introduction --
Situation and routes of access --
Field work and acknowledgments --
Plan of geologic description --
History of mining --
Ray --
Miami --
Production --
Bibliography --
Classification --
General and historical --
Geology of central Arizona --
Geology of the Ray and Miami districts --
Mining and milling --
Chapter II. --
Physical geography of the Ray-Miami region --
Broad topographic features --
Streams and springs --
Climate and vegetation --
Chapter III. --
Geology of the Ray-Miami region --
Introductory outline --
Pre-Cambrian rocks --
Pinal schist --
Occurrence and distribution --
Lithologic character --
Structural features --
Origin and metamorphism --
Granitic intrusive rocks --
Principal varieties and their distribution --
Quartz-mica diorite (Madera diorite) --
Granite (biotite granite) --
Paleozoic rocks --
Stratigraphic divisions and sequence --
Scanlan conglomerate --
Pioneer shale --
Barnes conglomerate --
Dripping Spring quartzite --
Mescal limestone --
Basalt --
Troy quartzite --
Martin limestone --
Tornado limestone --
Conditions of desposition --
Correlation --
Post-Paleozoic rocks --
General character and sequence --
Lost Gulch monzonite (quartz monzonite) --
Occurrence, distribution, and age --
Petrography --
Willow Spring granite --
Occurrence and distribution --
Petrography --
Age and affiliations --
Diabase --
Occurrence and distribution --
Petrography --
Contact metamorphism --
Age --
Cretaceous sedimentary rocks --
Andesite tuff and breccia --
Occurrence and distribution --
Thickness --
Petrography --
Age --
Quartz diorite --
Distribution and occurrence --
Petrography --
Contact metamorphism --
Schultze granite --
Explanatory note --
Occurrence and distribution --
Petrography --
Quartz monzonite porphyry --
Distribution and occurrence --
Petrography --
Granite Mountain porphyry --
Teapot Mountain porphyry --
Contact metamorphism --
Granodiorite --
Occurrence and distribution --
Petrography --
Contact metamorphism --
Quartz diorite porphyry --
Occurrence and distribution --
Petrography --
Contact metamorphism --
Comparison of the granitic rocks --
Whitetail conglomerate --
Dacite --
Occurrence and distribution --
Petrography --
Age --
Gila conglomerate --
Basalt --
Recent deposits --
Structure --
General features --
Faults --
Nomenclature of faults --
Evidence of faulting --
Distribution --
Directions of faulting --
Dip --
Kind of movement --
Amount of displacement --
Relative ages --
Faulting and igneous intrusion --
Expression in topography --
Cause of the faulting --
The mountain ranges --
Apache Mountains --
Pinal Range --
Dripping Spring Range --
Tortilla Range --
Evidence that the valleys are tectonic --
Geologic history --
Chapter IV. --
Mines and mining --
Purpose of chapter --
Miami district --
Mining companies and claim groups --
Underground development --
General character --
Miami mine --
Inspiration mine --
Keystone mine --
Live Oak mine --
Warrior mine --
Drilling --
Stoping --
Milling --
Smelting --
Ray district --
Mining companies and claim groups --
Drilling --
Underground development --
Stoping --
Treatment of ore --
Ore available --
Chapter V. --
Geology of the Miami district --
Topography --
Formations locally represented --
Structure --
Primitive elements --
Effects of post-Paleozoic intrusions --
Effects of faulting --
Erosion --
Chapter VI --
Geology of the Ray district --
Topography --
Geology --
Formations represented --
Distribution and local characteristics of the formations --
Pinal schist --
Pre-Cambrian intrusive rocks --
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks --
Diabase, biotite schist, and related rocks --
Quartz diorite --
Quartz monzonite porphyry --
Whitetail conglomerate --
Dacite --
Gila conglomerate --
Structure --
Erosion --
Chapter VII. --
Mineralogy --
List of minerals --
Features of occurrence --
Copper --
Silver --
Molybdenite --
Galena --
Chalcocite --
Sphalerite --
Covellite --
Chalcopyrite --
Pyrite --
Quartz --
Cuprite --
Ilmenite --
Rutile --
Melaconite --
Limonite --
Malachite --
Azurite --
Feldspars --
Amphibole --
Andalusite --
Zircon --
Tourmaline --
Muscovite --
Biotite --
Chlorite --
Kaolinite --
Chrysocolla --
Alunite --
Chapter VIII. --
Shape and geologic relations of the ore bodies --
Form and dimensions --
Relations of the ore bodies to the surface --
Relations of the ground water to the surface and to the ore bodies --
Lower limit of oxidation --
Relations to kinds of country rock --
Structural effects of faulting --
Faults exposed in the Miami mine --
Faults exposed in the Inspiration mine --
Faults exposed in the Keystone mine --
Faults exposed in the Live Oak mine --
Age of faults in the Miami district --
Faults exposed in the Ray mines --
Faults in the Ray Hercules ground --
Relation of hypogene metallization to faulting --
Chapter IX. --
Protore, ore, and capping --
Definitions --
Copper content of protore --
Schist protore --
Porphyry protore --
Ore --
General character of the sulphide ore --
General character of the partly oxidized ore --
Tenor of the ore --
Oxidized and leached rock --
Chapter X. --
Origin of the copper deposits --
General statement of the problem --
Disposition of the protore --
Influence of igneous activity --
Character of the depositing solutions --
Influence of structure --
Influence of variations in country rock --
Relation to the surface existent at the time of deposition --
Possible function of adsorption --
Geologic age --
Enrichment --
General character of the process --
The enrichment cycle --
Chronologic relation of enrichment to other geologic events --
Probable climatic conditions --
Relation between enrichment and former topography --
Influence of geologic structure --
Influence of country rock --
Relation of enrichment to ground-water surface --
Chapter XI. --
Practical deductions --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Professional paper (Geological Survey (U.S.)), no. 115.
Responsibility: by Frederick Leslie Ransome.

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