February 2001 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDOne of the best-known placer gold localities in southern Arizona is at Greaterville, 45 miles, by road, southeast of downtown Tucson. The site of mile-high Greaterville is in grasslands and oak woodlands, on the east flank of the Santa Rita Mountains.
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The same day, while two of us were heading to Vancouver to attend the mining convention, two others from our team were headed to Nevada to begin loading the millsite equipment.
On my weekends off I spent many hours dredging the Second Broad River from Cane Creek Road up to the headwaters. I used a three-inch dredge with air and graduated to a five-inch with air.
There are many prospects within the known mineralized area and along the margins of the mineralized area that should be examined for gold and silver.
Suggestions for claim jumpers
...using charcoal briquettes (and no starter fluid) and a few other easily attainable ingredients.
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