The Cave Creek District 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.
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 33.875, -111.97000
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Cave Creek District Placers MRDS details
Primary: Cave Creek District Placers
District: CAVE CREEK DISTRICT
Record Type: District
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: PLACER, ALLUVIAL
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Placer Au-PGE
Reference (Deposit): JOHNSON, M.J., 1972, PLACER GOLD DEPOSITS OF ARIZONA, GEOLOGIC SURVEY BULL. 1355, P.24.
Reference (Deposit): ORRIS, G.J., AND BLISS, J.D., 1985, GEOLOGIC AND GRADE-VOLUME DATA ON 330 GOLD PLACER DEPOSITS: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OPEN-FILE REPORT 85-213, 172 P.
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