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  • Sander's Lost Ledge is thought to be located somewhere in the Anchas Mountains (Sierra Anchas) at the head of Coon Creek.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in Arizona

    Buried Treasures You Can Find

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  • A man named Miner found a rich deposit of placer gold producing 17 ounces to the shovel, but never was able to locate the place a second time. It is thought to be near a hat shaped butte (possibly Sombrero Butte) north of the Salt River, between Cherry Creek and Canyon Creek.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in Arizona


  • Pima Indians found a mine shaft with the skeletons of two white men near by. They also found gold laced ore which they took. A prospector visiting their camp noticed the ore and attempted to backtrack the Indians. They found the ore somewhere in the Mt Ord area. The location was never found again.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in Arizona

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  • Felix Aubrey was camped in the Coyotero Apache country, south of the Mogollon Rim in the Tonto Basin, when some Apaches entered the camp wanting to trade. They had gold nuggets, and when asked the source, would only pointed towards the Mogollon Rim. The meeting is thought to have happened in the Pine area of State 87.

        More Information is available in

        Guide to Treasure in Arizona       

        Buried Treasures You Can Find

        Dig Here!


  • Located in either Navajo County or Gila County, a mountain covered with free native silver is located on either the San Carlos or "White River" Indian reservations. Found by Mexican prospectors, they were not allowed to work the location.

        More information can be found in

        Lost Ledges of the West


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