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  • A lost ledge, originally discovered by a range cowboy, is said to be located near Kelly Creek. He marked it with his pick and shovel, but was killed before being able to return to it.

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in Nevada

    Nevada Lost Mines and Buried Treasures


  • Henry Comstock supposedly found a ledge of rich silver in the Black Rock country, which he used to salt some worthless mines to sell them. He never returned to the Black Rock ledge to work it.

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in Nevada


  • Large gold nuggets were shown to emigrants heading to California by Mormon Settlers in Carson Valley. They indicated the gold came from "hills to the north." The source of these nuggets has never been found.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in Nevada


  • A treasure of gold, mined in California and buried by prospectors killed in an Indian attack, is said to be buried on the slope of Disaster Peak near the massacre site.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in Nevada


  • The Frenchman's Lost Cave of Gold is said to be located near the "Old Emigrant Trail" about 40 miles from the California border. 

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in Nevada


  • An area of large, free placer gold, known to Indians who traded nuggets for merchandise, is said to be located near Granite Creek Mountain.

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in Nevada


  • The Granite Creek Mountain region is said to be one of the possible locations of the Lost Blue Bucket Mine.

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in Nevada

    Owyhee Trails


  • A rich gold mine, worked by a Spanish Padre prior to the arrival of the White Man, is said to be located near Buffalo Springs along Buffalo Creek.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

    More information can be found in

    Guide to Treasure in Nevada


  • Bill Daniely's Lost Mine is located somewhere near the north crest of the Santa Rosa Range. It was discovered when drilling for water, covered for work later, then all the discoverers died prior to opening the mine again.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

        More information can be found in

        Lost Ledges of the West


  • J. A. Hardin was part of a hunting party for a wagon train when he cam upon what he thought was volcanic ash near Black Rock Point. Here he found a rich deposit of native silver. He could never relocate the exact spot.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

        More information can be found in

        Lost Ledges of the West

        Nevada Lost Mines and Buried Treasures


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