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Placer County Geology Publications

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AMM 1 Aeromagnetic Map of the Sacramento Quadrangle, California, 1988, scale 1:250,000
BGM 1 Bouguer Gravity Map of the Sacramento Quadrangle, California, 1985, scale 1:250,000
RGM 1 Geologic Map of the Sacramento Quadrangle, California, 1981, scale 1:250,000 (set of 4 sheets)
RGM 7 Geologic Map of the Chico Quadrangle, California, 1992, scale 1:250,000 (set of 5 sheets)
SP 114 Field 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 119 Geologic Field Trips in Northern California (For the Cordilleran Section of the Geological Society of America), 1999, 254 p.
SP 122 Field 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 89-19 Gravity Study of the Roseville-Marysville Area, Sacramento, Placer, Nevada, Sutter, and Yuba Counties, California, 1989
OFR 87-03 Aeromagnetic Map of the Chico 1° By 2° Quadrangle, California, 1987, scale 1:250,000
OFR 77-10 Gravity Study of the Groundwater Sources of Western Placer County, California, 1977

Placer County Geohazards & Environmental Geology Publications

SP 54 Technical Review of the Seismic Safety of the Auburn Dam Site [El Dorado and Placer Counties], California, 1979
SR 141 Fault 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 149 Paleosols Overlying the Foothils Fault System Near Auburn [El Dorado and Placer Counties], California, 1980; (Also see SR 141 and SP54)
OFR 90-10 Microfiche 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
OFR 84-52 Summary Report: Fault Evaluation Program, 1983 Area — Sierra Nevada Region [Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Fresno, Glenn, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sierra, Stanisalus, Sutter, Tehama, Tulare, Yolo, and Yuba Counties], California, 1984
OFR 77-11 Microearthquake Survey of the Rocklin-Penryn Pluton in Sierra Nevada Foothills West of Auburn, Placer County, California, 1977

Placer 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

OFR 95-10

Mineral Land Classification of Placer County, California, 1995, scale 1:100,000
OFR 85-22 Mineral Land Classification of the W. L. Harvey Clay/Shale Deposit, Placer County, California, 1985
OFR 84-50 Mineral Land Classification of the Folsom [15'] Quadrangle, Amador, El Dorado, Placer, and Sacramento Counties, California, 1984
OFR 83-28 Mineral Land Classification of the Joe Chevreaux Company Property For Portland-Cement-Concrete-Grade Aggregate, Nevada and Placer Counties, California, 1983
OFR 83-35 Mineral Land Classification of the Georgetown [15'] Quadrangle, El Dorado and Placer Counties, California, 1983
OFR 83-37 Mineral Land Classification of the Auburn [15'] Quadrangle, El Dorado and Placer Counties, California, 1983