Cartwrights Celebrate 40 Years in Nevada
October 1999 by Guest Writerby Ron James
State Historic Preservation Officer
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And we eventually reached gold. It was a winding crevice of beautiful white quartz lined with small nuggets and loaded with fine gold. There were flakes and small granular pieces—there had to be a hundred or more.
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Every time we prospected here we found gold, sometimes some really coarse flakes, but no large nuggets (yet).
Fran, and I had made a practice of turning big boulders in gold producing areas to find some great rewards. Sometimes it was slow and frustrating, but in the end “We got the gold!”
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