Gold in Nevada
August 2002 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDOver 135 million ounces of gold were produced in Nevada between 1858 and 2001, 107 million of that total being since 1965. Now, the so-called “Silver State” is the leading gold producer in the nation.
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