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Lost Santa Rosa Emerald Mine


If you enjoyed reading the tale of the Lost Santa Rosa Emerald Mine, we invite you to learn more about the subject from the following books -- check each of theGeoZone's tales of lost treasure since we bring you Further Reading covering many topics related to lost treasures and their geologic settings at the close of each tale.

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The Cahuilla Landscape: The Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains

Lowell J. Bean


Emerald and Other Beryls

John Sinkankas

Simon and Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones

Simon and Schuster


Geology Underfoot in Southern California

A.F. Glazner and R.P. Sharp

Southern and Central California Atlas and Gazetteer, 5th Edition

Delorme [editor]


Roadside History of California

Ruth Pittman

Lost Desert Bonanzas

Eugene L. Conrotto


The Heart is Fire: The World of the Cahuilla Indians of Southern California

Deborah Dozier


Cornelius S. Hurlbut and Robert C. Kammerling


Legends and Tales of the American West

Richard Erdoes