The Treasure Detective
July 2006 by John JonesFinding a new gold nugget patch, a cache of old bottles, valuable old coins, jewelry, and artifacts can be as easy as finding a long lost uncle. You just need to do a little detective work so that you can find his address and then acquire a map to his house. Sound simple? It is.
Products from the mining industry contribute to winter safety and comfort for Nevada residents.
Many prospectors who find specimens of rich quartz with visible gold often wonder about the gold content of their specimens. Pieces with significant visible gold can sometimes be found at hard rock mines, by prospecting...
New statistics released by the US Census Bureau show Elko County has the highest median family income in Nevada, thanks to the mining industry.
Potholes in bedrock can trap placer minerals and even be glory holes. They are, at least, interesting geologic phenomena, and at best, a treasure trove of gold nuggets.
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