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El Dorado County Geology Publications


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AMM 1Aeromagnetic Map of the Sacramento Quadrangle, California, 1988, scale 1:250,000
BGM 1Bouguer Gravity Map of the Sacramento Quadrangle, California, 1985, scale 1:250,000
GAM 26Geologic Map of California: Walker Lake Sheet, 1963, scale 1:250,000
MS 032Geology of the Fallen Leaf Lake [15'] Quadrangle, El Dorado County, California, 1983, scale 1:62,5000
RGM 1Geologic Map of the Sacramento Quadrangle, California, 1981, scale 1:250,000 (set of 4 sheets)
RGM 7Geologic Map of the Chico Quadrangle, California, 1992, scale 1:250,000 (set of 5 sheets)
SP 114Field Guide to the Geology and Metamorphism of the Franciscan Complex and Western Metamorphic Belt of Northern California (for the International Symposium "The Transition from Basalt to Metabasalt: Environments, Processes, and Petrogenesis"), 1992, 78 p.
SP 119Geologic Field Trips in Northern California (For the Cordilleran Section of the Geological Society of America), 1999, 254 p.
    SP 122Field Guide to the Geology and Tectonics of the Northern Sierra Nevada (For the National Association of Geoscience Teachers Far-Western Section), 212 p., amply illustrated with color maps, photos, and diagrams.
    OFR 89-23Aeromagnetic Map of the Walker Lake 1° By 2° Quadrangle, California, 1989, scale 1:250,000
    OFR 87-03Aeromagnetic Map of the Chico 1° By 2° Quadrangle, California, 1987, scale 1:250,000

    El Dorado County Geohazards & Environmental Geology Publications

    SP 54Technical Review of the Seismic Safety of the Auburn Dam Site [El Dorado and Placer Counties], California, 1979
    SR 141Fault Features in Soils of the Mehrten Formation, Auburn Dam Site [El Dorado and Placer Counties], California, 1980; (Also see SP 54 and SR 149)
    SR 149Paleosols Overlying the Foothills Fault System Near Auburn [El Dorado and Placer Counties], California, 1980; (Also see SR 141 and SP54)
    OFR 2000-002Areas More Likely to Contain Natural Occurrences of Asbestos in Western El Dorado County, California, 2000, scale 1:100,000  -  Download Report.
    OFR 97-22Landsliding Along the Highway 50 Corridor: Geology and Slope Stability of the American River Canyon Between Riverton and Strawberry, [El Dorado County] California, 1997, scale 1:12,000
    OFR 90-10Microfiche Copies of Fault Evaluation Reports for Northern California [Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Del Norte, El Dorado, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Trinity, Tuolumne, Yolo, and Yuba Counties], California, 1990

    El Dorado County Mineral Resource Publications

    B 193Gold 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 194The Mineral Economics of the Carbonate Rocks and Limestone and Dolomite Resources of California, 1973, 60 p., 2 plates, scale 1:1,000,000
    OFR 2000-03Mineral Land Classification of El Dorado County, California. This report includes information concerning the location, tonnage, and quality of concrete aggregate resources in El Dorado County and the projected demand for construction aggregate within the county for the next 50 years. Additionally, the mineral resource potential for other construction materials (slate, decomposed granite, rhyolite specialty stone), industrial limestone, and gold deposits is also discussed. This report updates and supercedes previously published mineral land classification reports describing the mineral resources of western El Dorado County. 9 color plates, map scale 1:100,000. Read the OFR 2000​-03 Release Statement​ for complete details.
    OFR 87-02Mineral Land Classification of the Camino and Mokelumne Hill [15'] Quadrangles, Amador, Calaveras, and El Dorado Counties, California, 1986
    OFR 84-50Mineral Land Classification of the Folsom [15'] Quadrangle, Amador, El Dorado, Placer, and Sacramento Counties, California, 1984
    OFR 83-29Mineral Land Classification of the Placerville [15'] Quadrangle, Amador and El Dorado Counties, California, 1983
    OFR 83-35Mineral Land Classification of the Georgetown [15'] Quadrangle, El Dorado and Placer Counties, California, 1983
    OFR 83-37Mineral Land Classification of the Auburn [15'] Quadrangle, El Dorado and Placer Counties, California, 1983