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Armstrong, A.K., and others 1983 Mineral resource potential of the Pyramid Roadless Area,   El Dorado County, California USGS MF-1616-A 62
Beard, J.S. 1981 Geology of some plutonic and hypabyssal rocks in the Smartville block, western Sierra Nevada, California DMG unpublished,  DBAP 62
Beard, J.S. 1981 Geology of some plutonic and hypabyssal rocks in the Smartville block, western Sierra Nevada, California DMG unpublished,  DBAP 24
Beard, J.S. 1985 The geology and petrology of the Smartville intrusive complex, northern Sierra Nevada foothills, California UC Ph.D., dissertation, 356 p. 62
Bergquist, J.R. 1985 Geologic map of the East Yuba and West Yuba Roadless Areas, Plumas and Sierra counties, California USGS MF-1613-C 48
Birkeland, P.W. 1963 Pleistocene volcanism and deformation of the Truckee area, north of Lake Tahoe, California GSA Bull., v. 74, n. 12
p. 1453-1464
190
Burnett, J.L., and others 1969 Geology of the Richardson Springs 15-minute quadrangle,  Butte and Tehama counties, California DMG MS 013 62
California Department of Water Resources 1963 Northeastern counties ground water investigation CDWR B 98, pl. 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21,24,27,30 125
Chandra, D.K. 1961 Geology and mineral deposits of the Colfax and Foresthill quadrangles, California DMG SR 67, pl.1 31
Clark, L.D., and Huber,N.K. 1975 Geologic observations and sections along selected stream traverses, northern Sierra Nevada metamorphic belt, California USGS MF-0690 63
Cole, K.A., and McJunkin,R.D. 1978 Geology of the Lake Oroville area, Butte County, California CDWR B 203-78, pl.1 48
Compton, R.R. 1955 Trondhjemite batholith near Bidwell Bar, California GSA Bull, v.66, n.1, p.9-44, pl.1 42
Creely, R.S. 1965 Geology of the Oroville quadrangle, California DMG B 184, pl.1 62
Grose, T.L.T. 2000 Geologic map of the Blairsden 15' quadrangle, Lassen county, California DMG OFR 2000-21 62
Grose, T.L.T. 2000 Geologic map of the Chilcoot 15' quadrangle, Lassen and Plumas counties, California DMG OFR 2000-23 62
Grose, T.L.T. 2000 Geologic map of the Portola 15' quadrangle,  Plumas county, California DMG OFR 2000-22 62
Grose, T.L.T. 2000 Geologic map of the Sierraville 15' quadrangle, Sierra and Plumas Counties, California DMG OFR 2000-24 62
Grose, T.L.T. 2000 Geologic map of the Loyalton 15' quadrangle, Lassen, Plumas and Sierra counties, California DMG OFR 2000-25 62
Edelman, S.H. 1981 Geology of part of the central belt of the northern Sierra Nevada metamorphic terrane, California DMG unpublished,
DBAP
24
Harwood, D.S. 1981 Geologic map of the Granite Chief Wilderness Study Area and adjacent parts of the Sierra Nevada, California USGS MF-1273-A 62
Harwood, D.S. 1980 Geologic map of the North Fork of the American River Wilderness Study Area and adjacent parts of the Sierra Nevada, California USGS MF-1177-A 62
Harwood, D.S., and others 1981 Geologic map of the Chico Monocline and northeastern part of the Sacramento Valley, California USGS I-1238 62
Harwood, D.S., and Fisher, G.R. 1988 Preliminary geologic map of eastern Placer County, California USGS (in preparation) 48
Harwood, D.S.,  and others 1995 Geologic map of the Duncan Peak and southern part of the Cisco Grove 7.5-minute quadrangles, Placer and Nevada counties, California USGS I-2341 24
Heitanen, A. 1981 Geology west of the Melones Fault between the Feather and North Yuba rivers, California USGS P 1226-A 48
Helley, E.J., and Harwood, D.S. 1985 Geologic map of late Cenozoic deposits of the Sacramento Valley and northern Sierran foothills, California, showing major late Cenozoic structural features and depth to basement USGS MF-1790 62
Hietanen, A. 1973 The Feather River area as a part of the Sierra Nevadasuture system in California USGS P 731, pl. 1 & 2 48
Hietanen, A. 1976 Metamorphism and plutonism around the Middle and South Forks of the Feather River, California USGS P 920, pl. 1 48
Hietanen, A. 1977 Paleozoic-Mesozoic boundary in the Berry Creek quadrangle, northwestern Sierra Nevada, California USGS P 1027, pl. 1 48
Hudson, F.S. 1951 Mount Lincoln-Castle Peak area, Sierra Nevada, California GSA Bull., v. 62, n. 8,
p. 931-952, pl. 1
62
Hyne, N.J., and others 1972 Quaternary history of Lake Tahoe, California-Nevada GSA Bull., v. 83, n. 5,p. 1435-1447 182
Kato, T.T. 1982 Geology of areas adjacent to the Melones Fault Zone in the vicinity of the Middle and South Forks, Yuba River DMG unpublished, DBAP 24
Lindgren, Waldemar, and Turner, H.W. 1895 Geologic Atlas of the United States, Smartsville Folio. (Additions and modifications by G.J. Saucedo, 1985). USGS Folio 18 125
Lindgren, W. 1897 Geologic atlas of the United States, Truckee folio USGS Folio 39 125
Loyd, R., and Clinkenbeard, J. 1990 Mineral land classification of Nevada County, California DMG SR 164 48
Lydon, P.A. 1982 Geology of the Stirling City 7.5-minute quadrangle and parts of the Paradise East, Paradise West, and Cohasset 7.5-minute quadrangles, California DMG unpublished,
DBAP
24
Matthews, R.A. 1968 Preliminary geologic map of the Lake Tahoe Basin--Northern Half DMG OFR 68-02 62
Olmsted, F.H., and Davis,G.H. 1961 Geologic features and ground-water storage capacity of the Sacramento Valley, California USGS WSP 1497 250
Saucedo, G.J. 2005 Geologic map of the Lake Tahoe basin, California and Nevada.  Click to view the map. CGS RGM 4 100
Schweickert, R.A.,
Hanson, R.E. and
1984 Geologic map of the Sierra City 15-minute quadrangle, Sierra and Nevada counties, California USGS (in preparation) 62
Schweickert, R.A., Harwood, D.S., Girty, G.H.,and Hanson, R.E. 1984 Geologic map of the Emigrant Gap 15-minutequadrangle, Nevada and Placer counties, California USGS (in preparation) 62
Sorensen, M.L., andPietropaoli, H. 1982 Geologic map of the Bald Rock and Middle Fork Feather River Roadless Areas, Butte and Plumas counties, California USGS MF-1427-A 62
Sorensen, M.L., andPietropaoli, H. 1982 Geologic map of the Chips Creek and Bucks Lake Roadless Areas, Butte and Plumas counties, California USGS MF-1419-A 62
Springer, R.K. 1981 Geologic report on the Bear River area, northeast of Auburn, California DMG unpublished, 24
Turner, H.W. 1897 Geologic atlas of the United States, Downieville folio USGS Folio 37 125
Williams, H., and G.H.Curtis, 1977 The Sutter Buttes of California: A study of Plio-Pleistocene volcanism UC Pubs. in Geol.
Sci., vol. 116
70
Yeend, W.E. 1974 Gold bearing gravel of the ancestral Yuba River,   Sierra Nevada, California USGS P 772, pl. 1 62

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