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Gleeson placers, Gleeson, Turquoise District (Courtland-Gleeson District), Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA

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‡Ref.: Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 135 (1933), Arizona Gold Placers & Placering: 71-72.

A gold placer deposit area ½ mile long by 1/8 mile wide and 1¾ miles East of the Gleeson Post Office.

A relatively thin mantle of gravel & soil rests upon a gullied pediment of limestone. The gravel consists of a loosely consolidated aggregate of feldspatic sand together with abundant pebbles & boulders of limestone & porphyry. Most gold is at the base of the soil. Also contains smaller amounts oxidized Cu & Pb minerals.

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