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The History of Stone Mountain Mine

a lizard at Stone Mountain Mine

Stone Mountain Mine is located on the western side of Nevada in Lyon County. This is a region that contains the right mineral combinations for turquoise formation within a matrix of interconnected and ancient rhyolitic tufts with small bodies of granodiorite, monzonite, feldspar and andesite scattered throughout the mountain ranges. This combination of geologic history […]