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Unnamed Placer Au drywasher site [28] (USGS PP locality 626), 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 [28] (USGS PP locality 626)- not defined -
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° 52' 55'' North , 114° 13' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Meadview1,224 (2011)19.4km
White Hills323 (2011)22.3km
Dolan Springs2,033 (2011)32.5km


A placer Au occurrence located in the SW¼ sec. 21, T29N, R18W, G&SRM.

Mineralization is gold-bearing placer gravels.

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2 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al (1987), USGS PP 1361: 151 (Table 11).
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Description: As rounded placer pebbles.
Reference: Theodore, T.G., et al (1987), USGS PP 1361: 151 (Table 11).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4

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 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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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: 151 (Table 11).


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