25. Breccia Pipes and Associated Mineralization in the Grand Canyon Region, Northern Arizona

  1. Donald P. Elston,
  2. George H. Billingsley and
  3. Richard A. Young
  1. Karen J. Wenrich1 and
  2. Peter W. Huntoon2

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT115p0212

Geology of Grand Canyon, Northern Arizona (With Colorado River Guides): Lee Ferry to Pierce Ferry, Arizona

Geology of Grand Canyon, Northern Arizona (With Colorado River Guides): Lee Ferry to Pierce Ferry, Arizona

How to Cite

Wenrich, K. J. and Huntoon, P. W. (1989) Breccia Pipes and Associated Mineralization in the Grand Canyon Region, Northern Arizona, in Geology of Grand Canyon, Northern Arizona (With Colorado River Guides): Lee Ferry to Pierce Ferry, Arizona (eds D. P. Elston, G. H. Billingsley and R. A. Young), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT115p0212

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado

  2. 2

    Department of Geology, University Of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906423

Online ISBN: 9781118667057

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Keywords:

  • Breccia pipes;
  • Brecciated core;
  • Groundwater circulation;
  • Mineralogy of breccia pipe orebodies;
  • Redwall cave systems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mining History

  • Redwall Cave Systems in the Grand Canyon Region

  • Structural Localization of Breccia Pipes

  • Mineralogy of Breccia Pipe Orebodies

  • Discussion