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Opal Queen group, Virgin Valley District, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA

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The Opal Queen group is a group of precious opal mining claims and prospects. The Opal Queen is generally regarded as the first reported discovery of, and first mining location for, precious opal, in the Virgin Valley District. It is reported that Precious Opal was first discovered here about 1905 or 1906 and the first mining location was 1908. The Opal Queen was originally a group of placer locations; The current mine group consists of six (6) unpatented lode mining claims.

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USGS Bull 1538D

Eckert, Allan W. (1997) The World of Opals. John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY; p. 84-85, 245,

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