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Unnamed Placer Au drywasher site [23] (USGS PP 1361 locality 972), White Elephant Wash, Gold Basin Mining District, White Hills, Cerbat Mts (Cerbat Range), Mohave Co., Arizona, USAi
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Unnamed Placer Au drywasher site [23] (USGS PP 1361 locality 972)Occurrence
White Elephant WashWash
Gold Basin Mining DistrictMining District
White HillsGroup of Hills
Cerbat Mts (Cerbat Range)Mountain Range
Mohave Co.County

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 50' 50'' North , 114° 16' 3'' West
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Nearest Settlements:
White Hills323 (2011)16.9km
Meadview1,224 (2011)24.9km
Dolan Springs2,033 (2011)28.4km
Chloride271 (2011)48.5km

A placer Au occurrence located in the NW¼ sec. 1, T29N, R19W, G&SRM, about 200 meters NE of the cabin at the Owens Mine.

Mineralization is gold-bearing placer gravels.

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Formula: Au
Description: Relatively coarse placer gold with particles > 1mm diameter.
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al 91987), USGS PP 1361: 163 (Table 11).

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Theodore, Ted G., Blair, Will N., and Nash, J. Thomas (1987), Geology and Gold Mineralization of the Gold Basin-Lost Basin Mining Districts, Mohave County, Arizona, USGS Professional Paper 1361: 163 (Table 11).

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