Artillery Mountains facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsArtillery Mountains
Artillery Peak above Alamo Lake State Park
|Peak||Artillery Peak-(volcanic plug)|
|Elevation||1,200 ft (370 m)|
|Length||12 mi (19 km) NW x E|
|Width||5 mi (8.0 km)|
|Borders on||Big Sandy River–Arrastra Mountain Wilderness-N & E
Alamo Lake State Park-S
Rawhide Mountains & Wilderness-SW
The Artillery Mountains are a mountain range in Mohave County in western Arizona. High point of the range is Artillery Peak, 2,917 feet (889 meters) above sea level. Artillery Peak is at coordinates N 34.36946 W 113.58160 .
Mineral resources of the Artillery Mountains include manganese, uranium and gold. Rocher Deboule Minerals drilled their Artillery Mountains Manganese property in 2008, and discovered a resource of 2,553,000 tonnes of 3.82% Mn.
High Desert Gold acquired the Artillery Peak gold project in western Arizona in 2008.
At Uranium Energy's Artillery Peak uranium project, the firm hopes to discover a uranium deposit similar to the nearby Anderson Mine, which has a published reserve of 27 million pounds of uranium, in addition to a uranium resource of 70 million pounds, and another 80 million pounds of vanadium.
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