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State of Oregon :
Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI)
Bulletins - Geologic Map Series - Miscellaneous Paper - Ore Bin - Short Papers
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University of Oregon
Museum of Natural History - Bulletins - - Publications - Geology Series - - Geology Bulletins - Leaflet Series

Misc. Oregon geology publications

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Oregon Department of Geology (DOGAMI) : Bulletins 11x8.5" unless noted. Illustrated. (covers often faintly soiled)

Oregon Bulletin 6 : 1938 : Preliminary report of some of the refractory clays of Western Oregon. By Hewitt Wilson and Ray C. Treasher. 93p., 48 figures.

Choose your copy of Oregon Geology Bulletin 6 :
Very Good - $26
Good (Cover has minor indentations where it was once tied in a bundle) - $20

Oregon Bulletin 8. An investigation of the feasibility of a steel plant in the Lower Columbia River area near Portland, Oregon. By Raymond M. Miller. 1938, First edition. 55p., 25 tables, 2 figs. (see also Revised 1940 edition below). Very Good - $9

Oregon Bulletin 8. An investigation of the feasibility of a steel plant in the Lower Columbia River area near Portland, Oregon. By Raymond M. Miller. 1940, Second edition, this is a revised edition. 55p., 25 tables, 2 figs. $12

Oregon Bulletin 11. Geology and mineral resources of Lane county, Oregon. by W. D. Smith, 1938, 65p., photos, 27 figs. (one strip of opaque label tape on cover margin) $26

Oregon Bulletin 14-A : 1939 : Oregon Metal Mines Handbook, Part A – Northeastern Oregon, East Half. Covers Baker county, Union county, and Wallowa county. 125p., index map, large folded map at back. Each mine description includes name, location, and some information on the geology and yield of the mine. Often included is information on owner’s of the mine and development. SCARCE. Good - Photocopy in a binder. (Copy is good and readable, but a little pale. Does not have the folded map) - $9

Oregon Bulletin 14-D : 1951 : Oregon Metal Mines Handbook, Part D – Northwestern Oregon. 166p., 7 figures (1 is a folded map in a pocket at the back). Each mine description includes name, location, and some information on the geology and yield of the mine. Often included is information on owner’s of the mine and development. SCARCE Fair (Generally VG, original publication with covers, neatly trimmed and bound in a library-quality binder. No pocket map) $48

Oregon Bulletin 15. Geology of the Salem Hills and the North Santiam River basin, Oregon. by T. Thayer, 1939, 41p., illus. (All VG, but lacks map). $2

Oregon Bulletin 17 : 1942 : Manganese in Oregon. By F. W. Libbey, J. E. Allen, Ray C. Treasher, H. K. Lancaster. 78p., 3 plates. (May have darkened cover edges - can be erased off. ) $7

Oregon Bulletin 23. An investigation of the reported occurrence of tin at Juniper Ridge, Oregon. By H. C. Harrison and John Eliot Allen. 1942. 56p., 4 plates. Includes illustration of Jack Rabbit Furnace assembly. (Has a mildly soiled cover with inscription by author.) $9

Oregon Bulletin 26. Soil : the most valuable mineral resource – its origin, destruction and preservation. By W. H. Twenhofel. 1944. 49p., 35 figs. Includes some great photos of contour strip cropping, erosion gullies, the 1938 flood sediments in Salina, Kansas, and much more. An excellent text on soil, especially erosion. $2

Oregon Bulletin 27 : 1944 : Geology and coal resources of the Coos Bay quadrangle, Oregon. By John Eliot Allen and Ewart M. Baldwin. Softcover, 11x8.5”, 160 pages, 31 plates (3 in pocket, on 4 sheets). (Good. Spine and back hinge a bit rough, some minor soil). $10

Oregon Bulletin 46. Ferruginous bauxite deposits in the Salem Hills, Marion county, Oregon. By R. E. Corcoran and F. W. Libbey. 1956. 53p., 8 figs., 13 plates (2 in pocket), 9 tables. $2

Oregon Bulletin 49. Lode mines of the central part of the Granite mining district, Grant County, Oregon, by George S. Koch, Jr., 1959, 49 p., 3 plates in pocket. $18

Oregon Bulletin 75 : 1972 : Geology and mineral resources of Douglas county, Oregon, by L. Ramp. 106 p., 34 figures (one is a geologic map in pocket), 7 tables. SCARCE. (Fair. Generally VG, but blocks of pages beginning to loosen from spine. A bead of flexible glue would go far in stabilizing it. Lower spine end a bit rough). $35

Oregon Bulletin 84 : 1974 : Environmental geology of Western Linn county, Oregon. By John D. Beaulieu, Paul W. Hughes and R. Kent Mathiot. 117p., 78 figures, 18 tables. Includes 22 folded plates in a separate printed folder, these are all full color maps and are Geologic maps, Geologic Hazards maps, and Textural soils maps. (Very Good. Text and plates are like new. Enclosing folder has minor soil and bumped edges). $32

Oregon Bulletin 89 : 1976 : Geology and mineral resources of Deschutes County. By N.V. Peterson, E.A. Groh, E.M. Taylor, and D.E. Stensland. 66 pages, 60 figures, 4 large folded plates, 1:24,000. Text and maps are in printed manilla envelope. (Text and maps are VG, envelope has some wear) $38

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Oregon Department of Geology (DOGAMI) : Geologic Map Series (GMS)
Folded map in printed envelope. Text is 11x8.5” when present. (envelopes may have bumped corners, maps VG)

Oregon Geologic Map 6 GMS-6 : 1974 : A Preliminary report on geology of part of Snake River Canyon, Oregon and Idaho, by T.L. Vallier. Folded color map plus 15 pages of text. 1:125,000. (some envelope wear) $4

Oregon Geologic Map 8 GMS-8 : 1978 : Complete bouguer gravity anomaly map, Cascade Mountain Range, Central Oregon. By S. Pitts, and R. Couch. 1:125,000. Map with color. $2

Oregon Geologic Map 9 GMS-9 : 1978 : Total field aeromagnetic anomaly map, Cascade mountain range, Central Oregon. By R. Couch, M. Gemperle, and G. Connard. 1:125,000. Includes a second smaller sheet “Total field aeromagnetic anomaly map, Three sisters area, Central Oregon. 1978. 1:125,000. Both maps with color. $2

Oregon Geologic Map 11 GMS-11 : 1978 : Preliminary geothermal resource map of Oregon. By Joseph F. Riccio. 1:500,000. One large folded sheet with color. (some envelope wear). $18

Oregon Geologic Map 15 GMS-15 : 1981 : Free-air gravity anomaly map and complete bouguer gravity anomaly map, Cascade Mountain Range, Northern Oregon. By R. W. Couch, G. S. Pitts, D. E. Braman, and M. Gemperle. 2 sheets, no color. 1:250,000. $2

Oregon Geologic Map 16 GMS-16 : 1981 : Free-air gravity anomaly map and complete bouguer gravity anomaly map, Cascade Mountain Range, Southern Oregon. By R. W. Couch, G. S. Pitts, C. A. Veen, and M. Gemperle. 2 sheets, no color. 1:250,000. $2

Oregon Geologic Map 22 GMS-22 : 1982 : Geology and Mineral resources map of the Mt. Ireland quadrangle, Baker and Grant counties, Oregon. By M. L. Ferns, H. C. Brooks, and J. Ducette. 1 sheet, no color. 1:24,000. $18

Oregon Geologic Map 25 GMS-25 : 1982 : Geology and gold deposits map of Granite quadrangle, Grant County, Oregon., by H. Brooks, M. Ferns, and E. Mullen. 1 color sheet. 1:24,000. (not in original envelope) $22

Oregon Geologic Map 28 GMS-28 : 1983 : Geology and gold deposits map of the Greenhorn quadrangle, Baker and Grant counties, Oregon. By M. L. Ferns, H. C. Brooks, and D. G. Avery. 1:24,000. 1 color sheet. $22

Oregon Geologic Map 43 GMS-43 : 1987 : Geologic map of the Eagle Butte and Gateway quadrangles, Jefferson and Wasco counties, Oregon. By Gary A. Smith and Glenn A. Hayman. 1:24,000. $20

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All publications are complete with all plates and maps unless specifically and clearly noted in RED.

Oregon Department of Geology : Miscellaneous Paper (MP)
Format varies.

Oregon Miscellaneous Paper 14 : 1970 : Thermal springs and wells in Oregon. Compiled by R. G. Bowen and N. V. Peterson. Consists of one large folded sheet with a map of Oregon on one side with springs and wells marked, and a descriptive list of them on the back of the sheet. In a printed envelope. (Sheet nice, envelope has rough corner) $9

Oregon Miscellaneous Paper 15 : 1971 : Quicksilver deposits in Oregon, by H.C. Brooks. Consists of one large folded sheet with map of Oregon on one side (1:1,000,000 with text), and text, table, figure and such on other side. Folded, 10x7”. No envelope. $9

Oregon Miscellaneous Paper 20 : 1978 : Investigations of nickel in Oregon. By Len Ramp. 68 pages, 2 plates in pocket, 23 figures, 28 tables. 1:250,000. Very Good. $10

 

Oregon Department of Geology (DOGAMI) : THE ORE BIN 9x6” Staple bound.
Each issue typically has one or two major topics and some short clips.
The name changed to Oregon Geology after 1978.

Oregon : The Ore Bin Vol. 22(4) : April 1960. Pages 33-42. Entire issue is the Progress of Geologic studies in Oregon, with maps and lists. Printed roughly on 11x8.5” paper like a newsletter. $1

The issues of ORE BIN after this date are 9x6” and with color covers, unless noted.

Oregon : The Ore Bin Vol. 27(10) : October 1965. Pages 189-216, Illus. Thunderegg becomes Oregon’s state rock. Most of issue is about Thunderegg. Lunar Geological field conference, includes photos of participants with names. $4

Oregon : The Ore Bin Vol. 28(8) : August 1966 : Pages 137-152, Illus. Stein’s Pillar area, Central Oregon. Seismic reflection studies of buried channels off the Columbia river. Harry B. Cowles and his petrified log, with photo. $4

Oregon : The Ore Bin Vol. 29(10) : October 1967 : Pages 185-208, illus. Zirconium from Albany, Oregon. $4

Oregon : The Ore Bin Vol. 30(5) : May 1968 : Pages 81-104, illus. Evidence for possible placer accumulations on the Southern Oregon continental shelf. $4

Oregon : Ore Bin Vol. 30(11) : November 1968 : Pages 213-236, illus. Emery and emerylike rocks of the west-central Cascade range, Oregon. By Jack C. White, Jerry J. Gray, and Joseph W. Town. $4

Oregon : The Ore Bin Vol. 30(12) : December, 1968. Illus., pages 233-254. Most of the issue is this paper : Reconnaissance geology of the Snake River Canyon between Granite Creek and Pittsburg Landing, Oregon and Idaho. By Tracy L. Vallier. With photos, color map, color cross sections and more. Short pieces in the issue include : Lava Butte attracts thousands of visitors; Mercury trends forecast. $4

Oregon : The Ore Bin Vol. 32(3) : March 1970 : Pages 37-60, illus., no color cover. Geology and copper deposits of the Homestead area, Oregon and Idaho. Names and describes a number of individual prospects as well. $8

Oregon : The Ore Bin Vol. 32(5) : May 1970 : Pages 81-96, illus. Western Cascades volcanic series, South Umpqua falls region, Oregon. $4

Oregon : The Ore Bin Vol. 32(8) : August 1970 : Pages 141-168, illus. Geologic tour of Cove Palisades State Park near Madras, Oregon. Color geologic map in center spread. $8

Oregon : The Ore Bin Vol. 32(12) : December 1970 : Pages 221-242, illus., with index to volume 32. Nickel-bearing stream sediments from southwestern Oregon. “Spatter Cone Pits”, Sand Mountain lava field, Oregon Cascades. $4

Oregon : The Ore Bin Vol. 33(5) : May 1971 : Pages 85-108, illus. Visitor’s guide to the geology of the coastal area near Beverly Beach State Park, Oregon. $6

Oregon : The Ore Bin Vol. 34(3) : March 1972 : Pages 41-56, illus. Geology and origin of the Metolius Springs, Jefferson county, Oregon, with center spread geologic map. An unusual gold occurrence from Douglas county, wire-like nuggets from Canyonville area, Gold Ridge mine. $6

Oregon : The Ore Bin Vol. 34(11) : November 1972 : Pages 173-196, illus. Coastal landforms between Tillamook Bay and the Columbia river, Oregon. $4

Oregon : Ore Bin Vol. 35(4) : April 1973 : Pages 57-72, illus. The whole issue is about GOLD, various aspects. $4

Oregon : The Ore Bin Vol. 39(5) : May, 1977. Illus., pages 73-92. The issue consists of this : Potential environmental issues related to geothermal power generation in Oregon. By Rodney D. Wimer, Phillip N. LaMori, and Alan D. Grant. $2

Oregon : Ore Bin Vol. 39(12) : December 1977 : Pages 185-208, illus. Mineralization in the north-central Western Cascades. $4

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Oregon Department of Geology (DOGAMI) : Short Papers 11x8.5", staple bound.

Oregon Short Paper 18 : 1955 (3rd edition, revised and enlarged) : Radioactive minerals the prospector should know. By David J. White and Max Schafer. 21p., 4 tables, 1 map. $5

Oregon Short Paper 24 : 1967 : The Almeda mine, Josephine county, Oregon. By F. W. Libbey. 53p., 2 photos, 22 figures (20 figures in pocket on a total of 9 sheets), 8 tables, plus 9 illustrations in appendices. Stiff blue paper wraps. Gold. SCARCE. Good (cover neatly loose from staples) - $35

 

University of Oregon : Museum of Natural History - Bulletins (MNH-B) 10.5x8"

Oregon Museum of Natural History Bulletin 5 Peromyscus of the Late Tertiary in Oregon. J. Arnold Shotwell. 35 pages, 11 figures. June 1967. $1

Oregon Museum of Natural History Bulletin 6 Ethnomalacology and Paleoecology of the Round Butte Archaeological Sites, Deschutes River Basin, Oregon. Ernest J. Roscoe. 20 pages, 4 figures. July 1996. $1

Oregon Museum of Natural History Bulletin 19 Journal of the First Trip of University of California to John Day Beds of Eastern Oregon. Loye Miller, edited by J. Arnold Shotwell. 21 pages, 7 figures, 1 map. December 1971. (This is basically a reprint of 1899 account with the original photos) (cover faintly soiled) $6

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University of Oregon : Publications - Geology Series (P-GS)
10x7", softcover, dark tan covers, illustrated. The name of this series changed in 1925 or 1926 from "Publications" to Publications - Geology Series" and the volume numbering started back at One.

University of Oregon Publication - Geology Vol. 1(3) : February, 1920 : Earthquakes in Oregon. By Warren Dupre Smith. pages 57-71, illus. This is apparently an authorized reprint from the Bulletin of the Seismological society of America, vol. 9(3), Sept. 1919. Includes list and description of earthquakes from 1846 to 1916. $12

University of Oregon Publication - Geology Vol. 2(7) : November, 1924 : A proposed classification of igneous rocks. By Edwin T. Hodge. 72p.

Choose your copy of University of Oregon, Geology Series publication, Vol. 2(7) :
Very Good - $15
Good/Fair (Cover rough along spine and loose, some foxing) - $8

Start of name change to Publications – Geology Series, and restart of volume numbering.

University of Oregon Publication - Geology Vol. 1(2) : March, 1927 : A quantitative mineralogical and chemical classification of igneous rocks. By Edwin T. Hodge. Pages 134-200, 8 figures (one figure is a very large page folded in pocket) (Fair. Generally Good, but back cover loose, spine ends rough, title handwritten on spine). $12

 

University of Oregon : Geology Bulletins - Leaflet Series (GB-L)

University of Oregon Geology Bulletin - Leaflet Volume 6, Number 3, Part 2. : October, 1920 : Contributions to the Pleistocene history of Oregon. By Ellen Condon McCornack. 23p., illus. Contents include The Willamette Sound and its relationship to the marine terraces of the coast, AND The Pleistocene life of Oregon. This paper amplifies the pioneer work of the esteemed geologist, father of the author, Professor Thomas Condon. SCARCE. $12

 

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Oregon Geology Materials : Misc. softcover unless noted, some are offprints.

Geologic Map of the St. Helens quadrangle, Oregon-Washington. 1945 State of Oregon, Department of Geology and Mineral Industries. Scale 1:62,500, folded, color. A bit worn, back of one fold taped. $10

Geologic setting of the John Day Country, Grant county, Oregon. 1977 USGS. 9x6", 22p., color, illus., map. A nice summary paper, with references. (nick at edge of cover). $3

Geological reconnaissance in northwestern Oregon. 1896 USGS. By Joseph Silas Diller. About 11.5x7.5”. Pages 441-520, 13 plates, 14 figures. This original paper has been extracted from the “Seventeenth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey 1895-96, in three parts. Part I - Director's report and other papers.” The spine is neatly taped. I have included a photocopy of the title page of the entire volume and the index to the entire volume. This is a convenient way to own this report without having to deal with the entire huge volume. $18

Geology and water resources of the Upper McKenzie valley, Oregon by Harold Stearns. 1929. USGS : Water-Supply Paper 597-D. 9x6" 18p.,fold-out color map. (cover a bit loose on staples, one corner bumped). $3

Geology of the lower Columbia River. By Edwin T. Hodge. 1938, Offprint from Bulletin GSA, volume 49, pages 831-930, 12 plates, 25 figures. $16

Hydraulic controls of grain-size distributions of bedload gravels in Oak Creek, Oregon, USA. By Shyuer-Ming Shih and Paul D. Komar. 1990. Extracted from Sedimentology, vol. 37, pages 367-376, illus, 10x7". $2

Investigations of nickel in Oregon. By Len Ramp. 1978 DOGAMI, Oregon Miscellaneous Paper 20. 68p., 2 plates in pocket, 23 figures, 28 tables. 1:250,000. VG. $25

Jackson - Klamath Master Unit : BLM map (folded) showing land ownership, sections, townships and ranges. 1968. 1/2" = 1 mile. (Fair : battered esp. at edges, short tears at a few folds) $5

Mount Multnomah : Ancient ancestor of the Three sisters by Edwin T. Hodge. 1925 University of Oregon, First edition, 500 copies. 10x7", 158p., absolutely awesome vintage photos including mountain climbers, skier with one pole, fishermen, camp with tents and horses. Folded topographic map of the Three Sisters by Edwin T. Hodge. in pocket, 1:5,000. Good/Very Good (minor wear, lightly bumped corners, may have name stamps. Pocket present, map very good) $12

Physiography of Oregon Coast. By Warren D. Smith. 1933 offprint from Pan-American Geologist, Vol. 59, February, March, April and May of 1933. 9x6”. An interesting early publication. SCARCE. (faintly water marked lower edge, mostly shows as rippling. Owners marks on cover and in a few places inside.). $6

Contents of Physiography of Oregon Coast :
Geology of the Oregon Coast Line, pages 33-44.
Physiography of the Oregon Coast, pages 97-114.
Special physiographic features of Oregon Coast, pages 190-206.
Special physiographic features of Oregon Coast, pages 241-258.

Prospecting for Quicksilver in Oregon, 1955, Staff written Department of Geology and Mineral Industries. Printed in the Ore-Bin, Vol. 17 (3). 11X8.5, 6 pages of the text plus some photocopied Pages of the Map showing so cations of Quicksilver Deposits in the State of Oregon. Mercury $3

Sedimentation in Cold Springs Reservoir, Umatilla county, Oregon : plus supplementary data from Umatilla River watershed. 1953. U.S.D.A. Soil Conservation Service - Pacific Region. SCS-TP-117. 10.5x8", 26p., illus. some color. (sunned edges). $4

Stratigraphy of Upper Nehalem River basin, Northwestern Oregon. By W. C. Warren and Hans Norbistrath. 1946 Bulletin AAPG, Vol. 30(2). 10x7”, pages 213-237, illustrated, including one page geologic map. $5

A summary of the salient features of the Geology of the Oregon Cascades, with some correlations between the geology of the East coast of Asia and that of the West coast of America. 1917 University of Oregon Bulletin, New Series, Vol. 14(16). By Warren Du Pre Smith. 9x6”, 54p., 1 plate, 2 figures, 1 table. An interesting early summary. SCARCE. (faintly water marked edges, mostly shows as rippling. Owners marks on cover.). $6

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