Agua Fria Placers

The Agua Fria Placers is a gold mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona.

About the MRDS Data:

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.

Mine Info

Name: Agua Fria Placers  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 34.00472, -112.08361

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Agua Fria Placers MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Agua Fria Placers


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Arizona
County: Maricopa
District: Agua Fria District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Mexican Highland


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Location): PLACER GOLD RECOVERED FROM MOORES GULCH, A TRIBUTARY OF THE AGUA FRIA RIVER

Comment (Geology): NO DESCRIPTIONS OF DEPOSITS FOUND


References

Reference (Deposit): WILSON, ABGMT BULL 168, 1961, P.61

Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, USGS BULL 1355, 1972, P.25


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