The purpose of Colorado Geological Survey Open File Report 08-15, Geologic Map of the Bayfield Quadrangle, La Plata County, Colorado is to map and describe the geologic setting, structure, geologic hazards, and mineral resources of this 7.5-minute quadrangle located in the southeastern corner of La Plata County in southwestern Colorado. Dr. David Gonzales and undergraduate students, Katie Potter and Brian Turner, from Fort Lewis College initiated the field work and research on this project between March and August of 2005, completing the northern and eastern part of the quadrangle. Dr. Gonzales completed the mapping in the spring and summer of 2007. Dr. Gonzales was the principal mapper and author for this report, using maps and field notes generated by all three investigators.
David A. Gonzales, Katherine E. Potter, and Brian E. Turner
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