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The copper deposits of Ray and Miami, Arizona / by Frederick Leslie Ransome.

Ransome, Frederick Leslie, 1868-1935 author. (Author). Geological Survey (U.S.), issuing body. (Added Author).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM p.d. 550 Un58p no. 115 (Text) 901081-2016 General Federal documents Available -

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  • Physical Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some folded, some color), maps, plans ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington : Government Printing Office, 1919.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 22-25).
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Subject: Copper ores > Arizona.

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