TUCSON BASIN PLAINWARE
DATE: -475 to 1450+
COMMON FORMS: Most all Hohokam common forms.
COMMON COLORS: Brown, can be tan to brown to orange to black.
MICACEOUS TEMPER: Very little, if any, often none.
KEY DIFFRENCES: Tucson Basin Plainware usually has no mica. Gila Plain (also produced in the Tucson as well as Phoenix Basins) as visible mica-schist on the surface.