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Faded Footprints: The Lost Rhoades Mines and Other Hidden Treasures of the Uintahs
By: George A. Thompson Since its initial publication, Faded Footprints has become a classic, the recognized research guide for prospectors and treasure seekers in Utah's Uinta Mountains. Following the first edition, author George Thompson was contacted by literally thousands of...
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The Mining Camps Speak: A New Way to Explore the Ghost Towns of the American West
By: Beth & Bill Sagstetter If you have ever visited ghost town sites and were disappointed because there was nothing left, here is the book you've been waiting for. In these pages you will discover a new way to explore...
Displays of Nature: History, Minerals and Crystals of Utah's Bingham Canyon Copper Mine
By: Jerry North Written by a 12-year mine geologist, this book gives an overview of both the geologic and mining history of the Bingham Canyon Copper Mine, one of the largest copper mines in the world. Vivid images and descriptions...
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Treasure Mtn Home: Park City Revisited
Illustrated with black & white photographs. This entertaining volume tells the history of Park City, Utah from its first days as a frontier mining camp to its present status as one of America's premier winter-sports havens. Between these two incarnations...
Utah Mineral Occurrence System (UMOS) Database (OFR-757)
By: Diane Menuz and Rebekah Downard The Utah Mineral Occurrence System (UMOS) is a database that includes known mineral mines, quarries, prospects, and deposits in Utah. The database focuses on metallic and industrial minerals, but also includes information on energy...
The Sterling Legend: The Facts Behind the Lost Dutchman Mine
By: Estee Conatser The legend of Jacob Walzer's famed Lost Dutchman Mine has been tantalizing gold seekers since the 1870s. Thousands have ventured into the formidable desert surrounding the Superstition Mountains to solve the riddle that has eluded solving -...
A Hole in the Ground with a Liar at the Top: Fraud and Deceit in the Golden Age of American Mining
By: Dan Plazak Coal, silver, gold...there is something about the allure of finding hidden treasure that puts a glint in people's eyes - a glint that is sometimes blinding. An American saying, often attributed to Mark Twain, defines a mine...
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