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Unnamed Placer Au drywasher site [22] (USGS PP 1361 locality 971), White Elephant Wash, Gold Basin Mining District, White Hills, Cerbat Mts (Cerbat Range), Mohave Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Unnamed Placer Au drywasher site [22] (USGS PP 1361 locality 971)Occurrence
White Elephant WashWash
Gold Basin Mining DistrictMining District
White HillsGroup of Hills
Cerbat Mts (Cerbat Range)Mountain Range
Mohave Co.County
ArizonaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 51' 30'' North , 114° 15' 25'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
White Hills323 (2011)18.4km
Meadview1,224 (2011)23.3km
Dolan Springs2,033 (2011)29.6km
Chloride271 (2011)49.6km


A placer Au occurrence located in the NW¼ sec. 31, T29N, R18W, G&SRM.

Mineralization is gold-bearing placer gravels.

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3 valid minerals.

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Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Description: Encrusts placer nuggets of galena.
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al 91987), USGS PP 1361: 163 (Table 11).
Galena
Formula: PbS
Description: Placer nuggets altering to cerussite.
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al 91987), USGS PP 1361: 163 (Table 11).
Gold
Formula: Au
Description: Small placer gold pieces.
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al 91987), USGS PP 1361: 163 (Table 11).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

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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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