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Gold from
Morenci Canyon, Morenci, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Canyon
Classification
Species:Gold
Formula:Au
Comments:Placer gold derived from the Gila Conglomerate South of Morenci.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Wilson, E.D. (1927), AZ gold placers, 2nd. ed. (revised), Univ. AZ Bull. 124: 53; Lindgren, W. (1905), Copper deposits of Clifton-Morenci district, AZ, USGS PP 43: 205.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Gold data
Locality Data:Click here to view Morenci Canyon, Morenci, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Gold
2.5km (1.6 miles) Clifton-Morenci placers (Smuggler placers), Gila Hot Springs Mining District, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) Chase Creek placers, Chase Creek, Clifton-Morenci placers (Smuggler placers), Gila Hot Springs Mining District, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) Hormeyer Mine, Morenci, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
7.3km (4.6 miles) Corporate and Climax claims (Corporate group; Climax claim), Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
9.4km (5.8 miles) Gold Gulch placers, Gold Gulch, Morenci, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
9.5km (5.9 miles) Morenci Mine (Morenci pit; Phelps Dodge Morenci Mine; Morenci-Metcalf), Morenci, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
13.8km (8.6 miles) Golden Eagle prospect (Golden Eagle & Phonolite tunnel; Bokares placers; North San Francisco River placers), Dorsey Gulch, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
14.1km (8.7 miles) Gila River placers (Dorothy B claims; Gold Spot claim; Red Bird claim; Bonny claim; Gold Nugget claim; Banner claim; Neel placers), Gila River, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
24.1km (15.0 miles) Safford deposit (Spalding; Lindsey and Anderson claims; Sanchez Copper deposit; Esperanza Mine), Sanchez, Lone Star Mining District (Safford Mining District; Dos Pobres Mining District), Graham Co., Arizona, USA
28.4km (17.7 miles) Horseshoe Mine (Horseshoe Copper gp; Lone Star Mine; Randolph; Popular; Pearsons; Gem; Everybodys; Bonita), Lone Star Mountain, Lone Star, Lone Star Mining District (Safford Mining District; Dos Pobres Mining District), Graham Co., Arizona, USA
 
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