SUPERSTITION MOUNTAINS, ARIZONA
AZGS geoscientist, Dr. Charles Ferguson, is a structural geologist with a knack for capturing fantastic geologic scenes. His mapping in the Superstition Mountains resulted in several geologic products -- see below -- and some marvelous photographs. Here is a small sampling of his images (Captions below). Suggested publications from Ferguson and other's work in the Superstition Mountains:
OFR-95-9-Geologic Map of the Goldfield Quadrangle and the Northern Part of the Superstition Mts. SW Quadrangle, Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona, by S.J. Skotnicki and C.A. Ferguson, 1995, 24 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:24,000. Text and sheets. $9.25
OFR-95-10-Geology of the Florence Junction and the Southern Portion of the Weavers Needle 7.5' Quadrangles, Pinal County, Arizona, by C.A.
Ferguson, and S.J. Skotnicki, 1995, 27 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:24,000.
Text and sheets. $9.25
OFR-01-06-Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Miocene Superstition Volcanic Field, Central Arizona, by C.A. Ferguson and R.A. Trapp, 2001,
103 p. $22.50
OFR-05-01-Field Guide to the Overlooks of Fish Creek Canyon, Superstition Mountains, Pinal County, Arizona, by C.A. Ferguson, 2005,
16 p., $5.00
Looking north at interbedded nonwelded ash-flow tuff and rhyolite lava, just west of the mouth of Fish Creek Canyon, Superstition Mts.