Royal Peacock Group Mines, Virgin Valley District, Virgin Valley, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
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Originally discovered about 1911. Originally owned by Rhinehart & Archevaletta in the 1920's to 1930's. Relocated by Flora Loughead ("Lockheed") and Mark Foster in 1937. Acquired by the Wilson family around 1942 as a "toss-in" for purchasing the April Fool fluorescent opal claims. It has been operated as a commercially productive opal mine and fee dig for many decades. Many large and valuable gem and specimen opals have been recovered from this mine.
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Eckert, Allan W. (1997) The World of Opals. (Wiley & Sons, New York): 310-311.