Gold Ores of the Delamar District, Nevada
August 2014 by Chris RalphEven as late as 1906, Delamar was second only to Tonopah and Goldfield in production outshining many better known areas. Since the first discoveries, more than 700,000 ounces of gold have been produced from the mines here.
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