Recluse Died with $7 Million in Gold
October 2012 by Associated PressA Carson City recluse whose body was found in his home at least a month after he died left only $200 in his bank account.
Q: I have a question/request regarding some black sand left from my Dad’s prospecting days.
Clarence King was born in Rhode Island in 1842, the son of a businessman. His father died when he was 6, so he was raised by his mother. She wanted to have Clarence attend the very best schools, and even moved in order to have him in the best district. She gave him a magnifying glass on his 7th birthday, and this led to his discovery of fossil ferns in neighborhood rocks.
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In the four corners region of America there is a place—a very special place—called the Paradox Basin. It appears empty, but is quite full if you look at it from the correct perspective.
On the high desert of Wyoming, the Dickie Springs/Oregon Gulch gold deposit has been known about for over 143 years. Since 1863, early settlers who crossed the continental divide worked and studied this deposit. Reports suggest...
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