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Monterey County Geology Publications

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CD 2002-04 Geologic Map of Monterey 30' x 60' Quadrangle and Adjacent Areas, California: A Digital Database. This CD contains a digital database including two colored versions of the geologic map, one overlaying a shaded-relief map and one without the shaded-relief map. There is also a colored explanation of the map units. Graphic files include Adobe Acrobat pdf and Postscript files. GIS files in ArcInfo export format (uncompressed .e00) are also included.
B 183 Franciscan and Related Rocks and Their Significance in the Geology of Western California, 1964, scale 1:4,800,000
B 207 Geology of the California Continental Margin, 1988, 110 p. (Companion volume to CMM 1 through 7)
BGA 20 Bouguer Gravity Map of California: Santa Cruz Sheet, (Revised) 1980, scale 1:250,000
CMM 4 Geology of the South-Central California Continental Margin, 1989, 4 sheets, scale 1:250,000
CMM 5 Geology of the Central California Continental Margin, 1990, 4 sheets, scale 1:250,000
GAM 9 Geologic Map of California: Mariposa Sheet, 1967, scale 1:250,000
GAM 18 Geologic Map of California: San Luis Obispo Sheet, 1958, scale 1:250,000
GAM 20 Geologic Map of California: Santa Cruz Sheet, 1965, scale 1:250,000
RGM Map No. 1 Geologic Map of the Monterey 30' x 60' Quadrangle and Adjacent Areas, California, 2003. This map was compiled from geologic maps covering the Monterey 1:100,000 scale quadrangle, part of the Palo Alto 1:100,000 scale quadrangle, and Monterey Bay, between latitudes 36º30' and 37º00' north to approximately 122º20'00" west longitude. 3 color plates, map scale 1:100,000.
SP 119 Geologic Field Trips in Northern California (For the Cordilleran Section of the Geological Society of America), 1999, 254 p.
SR 86 Short Contributions to California Geology featuring:
  • Tertiary Stratigraphy of the Church Creek Area, Monterey County
OFR 93-01 Geology of the Hollister and San Felipe Quadrangles, San Benito, Santa Clara, and Monterey Counties, California, 1993
OFR 89-08 Aeromagnetic Map of the San Luis Obispo 1° By 2° Quadrangle, California, 1989, scale 1:250,000
OFR 89-25 Aeromagnetic Map of the Mariposa 1° By 2.5° Quadrangle, California, 1989, scale 1:250,000
OFR 88-07 Aeromagnetic Map of the Monterey 1° By 2.2° Quadrangle, California, 1988, scale 1:250,000
OFR 78-14 Principal Facts and Sources for 1,734 Gravity Stations on the Santa Cruz (Monterey) 1° By 2° Quadrangle, California, 1978
OFR 69-16 Reconnaissance Geologic Map of the Hernandez Valley [15'] Quadrangle [Monterey and San Benito Counties], California, 1969, scale 1:62,500

Monterey County Geohazards & Environmental Geology Publications

SR 91 Short Contributions to California Geology, 1967
SR 138 Distribution of Heavy Elements Hazardous to Health, Salinas Valley Region [Monterey, San Benito, and San Luis Obispo Counties], California, 1980
OFR 86-03 Summary Report: Fault Evaluation Program, 1984-1985 Area — Southern Coast Ranges Region and Other Areas [Monterey, San Beniro, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara Counties], California, 1986
OFR 81-07 The Sargent, San Andreas, and Calaveras Fault Zones: Evidence for Recency in Watsonville East, Chittenden, and San Felipe [7.5] Quadrangles, [Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz Counties], California, 1981 (map only)
OFR 80-07 Geology for Planning: Marina and Salinas [7.5'] Quadrangles, Monterey County, California, 1980
OFR 77-12 Analysis of Erosion Following the Marble Cone Fire, Big Sur Basin, Monterey County, California, 1977

Monterey County Mineral Resource Publications

B 193 Gold Districts of California—Sesquicentennial Edition, California Gold Discovery to Statehood, Seventh Printing, 1998, 186 p., 1 plate, scale 1:1,000,000. An overall guide to gold deposits in California, this bulletin describes the principal features of each gold-bearing district. Longer descriptions of selected districts cover location and extent, history, geology and character of gold deposits, list of mines and bibliography.
B 194 The Mineral Economics of the Carbonate Rocks and Limestone and Dolomite Resources of California, 1973, 60 p., 2 plates, scale 1:1,000,000
B 197 Limestone, Dolomite, and Shell Resources of the Coast Ranges Province, California, 1978, 103 p., 2 plates, scale 1:1,000,000 and 1:62,500
CR 5 Mines and Mineral Resources of Monterey County, California, 1966
SP 49 California Jade: A Collection of Reprints, 1976
  • Nephrite Jade and Associated Rocks of the Cape San Martin Region, Monterey County, California, 1951
  • Nephrite in Marin County, California, 1951
  • Jadeite in San Benito County, California, 1951
  • Intrusive Ultramafic Rocks and Their Metamorphic Relationships at Leech Lake Mountain, Mendocino County, California, 1963
  • Nephrite Jade in Mariposa County, California, 1966
SR 146 (PART I) Mineral Land Classification: Aggregate Materials in the San Francisco-Monterey Bay Area [Central California], 1986
SR 146 (PART IV) Mineral Land Classification: Aggregate Materials in the Monterey Bay Production-Consumption Region [Monterey, San Benito, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz Counties, California], 1987
OFR 99-01 Update of Mineral Land Classification: Aggregate Materials in the Monterey Bay Production-Consumption Region [parts of Monterey, San Benito, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz counties], 1999, scales 1:48,000 to 1:100,000
OFR 81-14 Mineral Land Classification of Granite Rock Company Limestone Deposits in the Pico Blanco Area, Monterey County, California, 1981