Mohave Mountain Placers, Arizona
January 2000 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThere are literally hundreds of dry placer deposits in the Sonoran and Mohave Deserts of western Arizona. Many of these placer gold deposits are not described in any published books, bulletins, or reports, though placer gold enthusiasts know where...
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I suspect detailed geological mapping and prospecting would lead to discovery of one or more overlooked gold deposits in the district even though it has been heavily prospected in the past.
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