The Carson City Mint
March 2008 by Chris RalphIn the early 1860s, the rich mines of Virginia City and the surrounding area were pouring forth millions of dollars in gold and silver each year. Additional mines located at White Pine, Aurora, Humboldt and other Nevada locations were also yielding millions in gold and silver.
New statistics released by the US Census Bureau show Elko County has the highest median family income in Nevada, thanks to the mining industry.
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