Arizona Gold and Gems: Then & Now

Arizona Gold and Gems: Then & Now

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This collection of 5 double sided historical mining maps will help you plan your next prospecting trip.

Then And Now Maps are a unique map series shows changes in gold & gem fields over the last 100 years in selected western states. Each map package includes current USGS maps of the state along with antique turn-of-the-century maps of the same areas for comparison.

Package contains 5 maps measuring 17.5" x 23" unfolded, printed on both sides and reproduced from authentic documents on file from resources such as National Archives, State Libraries and Geological & Mineral Reports. Maps show 100 years of reported gold occurrences along with gem deposits. 

  • Folds to 6.5" x 9"
  • Unfolded size - 17.5" x 23"

Fascinating series of 5 maps showing gold and gem locations around Arizona, as well as historical maps with settlements dating back to 1868. The first map shows gems and minerals in the northwest, and early mineral locations around the state. The second map shows gold and gems in the northeast part of the state, and mineral districts in 1869. The third map shows gold and gems in the southwest part of the state, and town sites in 1886. The fourth map shows gold and gems in the southeastern part of the state and provides a history of mining in the state. The fifth map shows Arizona in 1881.


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Based on 2 reviews
Margaret P.
Great resource

The maps and articles are good however I was disappointed of lack of detail. It is far more informative than what I did have. Thank you it shall be a helpful tool.

donald d.


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