Scholars and students of Grand Canyon geology will find that this fresh stratigraphic section nicely complements the many excellent treatises (e.g., Billingsley, 2000; Beus & Morales, 2002) and popular geology maps and texts on the Canyon.
Arizona Geological Survey produce geologic maps and reports to support natural resource use and natural hazard assessment.
Arizona is a major producer of non-fuel minerals. The future of Arizona mining rests on the following fact: each American uses more than 45,000 pounds of newly mined minerals annually!
Over the past century, Arizona geologists documented gold lode and placer mining deposits throughout the State.
Of the more than 300 active mines in Arizona in 2016, most involve quarrying industrial minerals.
A study by the Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS) describes the size and distribution of a large potash deposit in the Holbrook Basin of east-central Arizona
Do you have questions about the minerals, rocks, valleys, canyons, mountains, rivers, volcanoes, earthquakes, earth fissures, landslides, or natural hazards of Arizona?
Natural hazards abound in Arizona. At the top of list: flash floods, severe weather, landslides and debris flows, earthquakes, and earth fissures.
Karst features and landscapes occur where rocks prone to dissolution by weakly acidic natural waters occur at Earth’s surface or in the shallow subsurface.