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  • A opal mine originally operated by Mexicans is thought to be located in the Horseshoe Mountains.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in New Mexico


  • The "Loot of Monterey" is said to be located in an abandoned mine shaft somewhere between Skeleton Canyon in Arizona and Silver City, New Mexico, although it is also reported to still be buried somewhere in Skeleton Canyon.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in New Mexico


  • Two bars of gold, from a robbery of eight gold bars, was buried in the middle of a road passing through Granite Gap.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in New Mexico


  • An unknown quantity of Spanish gold coins is buried in the vicinity of Dogshead Peak.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in New Mexico


  • Stein's Stand is the burial site of PegLeg Pete, who's wooden leg is thought to contain a map to $70,000 in robbery loot. We don't suggest desecrating graves, however, no matter how bad the bandit who occupies it.

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in New Mexico


  • $37,000 in gold dust and nuggets is thought to be buried about one mile west of Stein's Stand, buried by prospectors during an Indian attack.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in New Mexico


  • Between $28,000 - $30,000 in gold is thought to be buried about one mile west of Stein's Station, buried by a Butterfield Overland Mail employee during an Indian attack.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in New Mexico

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