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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1975
GSA Bulletin (1975) 86 (7): 979-990.
...GEORGE H. DAVIS Abstract Detached isoclinal folds, overturned asymmetric folds, and unbroken cascades of recumbent folds pervade sheets of sedimentary and metasedimentary rocks of Paleozoic and Mesozoic age that occur around the base of the Rincon Mountains near Tucson, Arizona. The sheets...
Series: GSA Field Guides
Published: 04 September 2019
DOI: 10.1130/2019.0055(01)
EISBN: 9780813756544
... ABSTRACT The Santa Catalina and Rincon Mountains north and east of Tucson, Arizona, form one of the largest core complexes on Earth. Both ranges consist primarily of Eocene leucogranites that intrude Proterozoic and late Cretaceous granitoids, and two Oligocene plutons. Mylonitic fabrics...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 March 1991
Geology (1991) 19 (3): 238-241.
... and xenotime. This demonstrates that compressional deformation in the Catalina and Rincon mountains is generally coeval with Laramide thrust faults that extend at least from southeastern California to southeastern Arizona. A peraluminous granite pluton that truncates the shear zone but displays extension...
Series: Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.5382/GB.30
EISBN: 9781934969830
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1977
GSA Bulletin (1977) 88 (8): 1211-1212.
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1977
GSA Bulletin (1977) 88 (8): 1212-1216.
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 October 1987
Geology (1987) 15 (10): 978-979.
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 October 1987
Geology (1987) 15 (10): 979-980.
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 November 1986
Geology (1986) 14 (11): 927-930.
...William E. Holt; Clement G. Chase; Terry C. Wallace Abstract Gravity modeling shows that the observed fluctuations in gravity over the Catalina-Rincon metamorphic core complex of southeastern Arizona are caused primarily by shallow crustal density contrasts. The Wilderness suite granites...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2000
GSA Bulletin (2000) 112 (5): 727-735.
... as footwalls were uncovered, is not supported by analysis of a down-plunge fault projection for the southern Rincon Mountains that shows a linear drainage aligned with the crest of a small antiformal groove on the detachment fault, but this process could have been effective elsewhere. Lineation-parallel...
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Series: Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.5382/GB.30
EISBN: 9781934969830
... Abstract The first part of the route is southward from Tucson to Nogales. The geology and tectonic fabric is variable and includes from north to south the Santa Catalina-Rincon mountains metamorphic core complex, Late Cretaceous and Early Tertiary volcanic rocks of the Tucson Mountains, several...
Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 January 1980
DOI: 10.1130/MEM153-p177
... An elongate northwest-trending zone of batholith-size metamorphic core complexes extends some 130 km from the Rincon Mountains to the Picacho Mountains in southeastern Arizona. The complexes are characterized by undeformed to gneissic granitic intrusions, gneissic to phyllonitic xenoliths...
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 1999
Rocky Mountain Geology (1999) 34 (1): 67-91.
... exposure may help resolve conflicting models for Proterozoic orogenic history in New Mexico. Figure 1. Simplified geologic map of the Rincon Range, El Oro Mountains, and Rio Mora uplift. Inset shows Proterozoic exposure in New Mexico, the area of study, and locations mentioned in the text...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 May 1987
Geology (1987) 15 (5): 462-465.
...Ann Bykerk-Kauffman; Susanne U. Janecke Abstract Detailed mapping and kinematic analysis have revealed east-vergent Late Cretaceous to early Tertiary ductile deformation in the eastern Santa Catalina Mountains within the Catalina-Rincon metamorphic core complex. A gently dipping tectonite fabric...
Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 January 1980
DOI: 10.1130/MEM153-p217
... Recent field work and accumulated Rb-Sr studies, when combined with previous U-Th-Pb and K-Ar investigations, allow a new synthesis of the crystalline terrane within the Santa Catalina–Rincon–Tortolita crystalline complex. When all the available data are integrated, it is apparent...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2004
GSA Bulletin (2004) 116 (1-2): 128-141.
... Neogene alluvium deposited against range fronts. At the Cascabel study site, intrabasinal Basin and Range faulting (6–4 Ma) in the San Pedro River valley east of the Rincon Mountains proceeded at a depth of <1 km within disrupted basin fill. At the Dead Hawk Gulch study site along the Pirate fault...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 August 2009
Geosphere (2009) 5 (4): 363-384.
... ) and is oriented west-southwest or approximately along a 240° azimuth. Of the four areas illustrated in Figure 1 , three are considered classic Cordilleran metamorphic core complexes: the Catalina-Rincon core complex, the Tortolita Mountains (located adjacent to the Catalina-Rincon core complex to the west...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2012
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2012) 82 (8): 616-631.
... isotopes of carbon and oxygen most likely occurred by interaction at depth between the geothermal fluid and Paleozoic bedrock, a process suggested by Mack and Tabor (2008) to explain high δ 13 C values of calcareous tufas in the Robledo Mountains, located ∼ 40 km southeast of the Rincon Hills. The carbon...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1982
AAPG Bulletin (1982) 66 (7): 805-829.
... and are seismogenic. The Rincon Creek fault dips 35 to 60° south, steepening to nearly vertical at depth, where it apparently passes into bedding within the Sespe Formation. The Rincon Creek fault offsets late Pleistocene marine terraces and is itself deformed by the Red Mountain fault. The Red Mountain fault dips 55...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 February 1985
AAPG Bulletin (1985) 69 (2): 314.
...Dan Walker; Greg H. Mack ABSTRACT Late Tertiary rifting in southern New Mexico took place in two stages: early to late Miocene and Pliocene-Pleistocene. Sedimentary rocks of the earlier stage are represented by the Hayner Ranch and Rincon Valley Formations, which were examined at San Diego Mountain...