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Rock Hunting - Black Opals in Virgin Valley

Did you know that Nevada is well-known for its Opal mines?

Virgin Valley, Nevada, is located in the north-west of the state in Humboldt County. Some mines are open to the public and you may find black opals or

An Opal bed the size of approx. 5x10 miles is loacted in Virgin Valley ca. 25 miles southwest of Denio - it has been discovered 100 years ago shortly after the turn of the century. Public mines are the Rainbow Ridge Mine, the Royal Peacock Opal Mine and the Bonanza Opal Mine.

Following the webistes of those mines. Good Luck.

Searching and digging for Opals
Digging for Opals - keep what you find.



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