Is there gold in the Huachuca Mountains?
There are several gold claims on the SE side canyons of the Huachuca Mountains where local clubs go to pan for gold. One gold nugget that was on display at a bank in Bisbee was said to be the largest nugget found in Arizona and it was found in the Huachuca Mountains.
Is there gold in Cochise County Arizona?
Cochise County, third among the gold-producing counties of Arizona, produced approximately 2,-723,000 ounces of gold from the beginning of mining in the county in about 1879 to the end of 1959.
Is there gold in the Chiricahua Mountains?
The King of Lead Mine adjacent to the northeastern boundary of the Chiricahua National Monument was noted for its lead and zinc deposits. The mine, a lead, gold, zinc, copper and silver mine discovered in 1900 by John C.
Is there hidden treasure in Arizona?
Arizona has more lost treasure tales than any other state in the nation. Between Coronado’s expeditions to the Wild West days and tales of outlaw loot, the stories of hidden treasures can astound you and keep you busy searching for years to come.
Was Jesse Burnett ever found?
The Lost Dutchman State Park is in central Arizona. Above, Cynthia Burnett touches an urn she had placed next to a picture of her son Jesse Capen at her house in Denver on Friday. DNA testing may confirm that a skeleton recently found in the Superstition Mountains about 60 miles east of Phoenix is the remains of Capen.
Is there gold in St Johns Arizona?
The area is not known for placer gold. Lots of cinders other minerals/elements. They used to mine Uranium and vanadium up on the Navajo reservation a long time ago (NE corner of Apache county).
Is there gold buried in Arizona?
The Cerro Colorado Mine, which sits a little less than 20 miles from the Arizona-Mexico border, produced mostly silver but also small amounts of gold, lead, and copper. They lay hidden away in Cerro Chiquito, a small mountain that sits across from the mine entrance.