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Prospecting on the internet and the backyard.
Prospecting on the internet and the backyard.

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Yards from the University of El Paso Sun Bowl Stadium is an often overlooked piece of history: The Practice Mine.
http://blog.thediggings.com/university-of-el-paso-mine/
University of El Paso Mine
University of El Paso Mine
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Historic pictures capture the awesome power of hydraulic mining. #gold #mining #history
http://news.thediggings.com/mining-history-hydraulic-mining/
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Nestled in the Appellation Mountains is the Spruce Pine Mining District a rich deposits of gems and minerals.
http://news.thediggings.com/museum-of-north-carolina-minerals/
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Bisbee, #Arizona was established, not out of convenience, but to access the abundant copper in the Copper Queen Mine
http://news.thediggings.com/copper-queen-mine/
Copper Queen Mine
Copper Queen Mine
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Near #Tuscon #Arizona? Check out the Asarco Mineral Discovery Center and an active #copper #mining production:

http://blog.thediggings.com/asarco-mineral-discovery-center/
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The Chihuahuan Desert #Mining Heritage Exhibit features a model mine, ore, and mining equipment. #Texas http://news.thediggings.com/chihuahuan-desert-mining-heritage-exhibit/
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The Wells Fargo Museum celebrates the history of the Wells Fargo bank - a legacy tied to the California Gold Rush.
http://news.thediggings.com/wells-fargo-museum-part-1/
Wells Fargo Museum – Part 1
Wells Fargo Museum – Part 1
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Dig up your own diamond at the Crater of #Diamonds State #Park in southwest #Arkansas.
http://news.thediggings.com/crater-of-diamonds-state-park/
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Crater of Diamonds State Park
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10,000 ounces of #gold and 16,000 ounces of #silver were produced from the Lost Horse #Mine between 1894 and 1931.
http://blog.thediggings.com/lost-horse-mine/
Lost Horse Mine
Lost Horse Mine
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