Tom Ashworths Prospectors Cache

GRAND COUNTY UTAH

by Tom Ashworth

LOCATION

COUNTY:Grand County

STATE:Utah


Around 2,000 ounces of placer gold has been recorded in Grand County. The general area that is richest seems to be around the La Sal Mountains. the most productive areas were in Miners Basin, Wilson Mesa and Placer Creek.

Wilson Mesa

Many of the regional mines produced lode gold in the Wilson Mesa area.

Colorado River

The Colorado River through much of Grand County has been placered, but the gold is very fine and difficult to recover.

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