The Cave Creek Gold is a silver and gold mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona.
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All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.
Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 33.87917, -111.95139
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Cave Creek Gold MRDS details
Primary: Cave Creek Gold
Owner Name: Add West Inc.
Home Office: Cave Creek, Az
Years: 1986 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Development): 1984-86: OPERATED OPEN PIT GOLD MINE AND CYANIDE HEAP LEACH/CARBON RECOVERY PLANT.
Comment (Workings): OPEN PIT GOLD MINE AND CYANIDE HEAP LEACH.
Reference (Other Database): CIMRI
Reference (Deposit): NIEMUTH, N.J., 1987, ARIZONA MINERAL DEVELOPMENT 1984-1986: ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES DIRECTORY 29, 46 P
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