The Lost Skinner Mine


If you enjoyed reading the tale of The Lost Skinner 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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A Guide to Treasure in Colorado

H. Glenn Carson

Ghost Towns, Colorado Style: Southern Region, Vol. 3

Kenneth Jessen

Pueblo, Hardscrabble, Greenhorn; Society on the High Plains, 1832-1856

Janet Lecompte

Simon and Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals

Simon and Schuster

Treasure of the Sangre de Cristos: Tales and Traditions of the Spanish Southwest

Arthur L. Campa and Joe Beeler

Treasure Tales of the Rockies

Perry Eberhart

Roadside Geology of Colorado

Halka Chronic

Physical Geology

C.C. Plummer, D. McGeary, and D.H. Carlson

Gold Occurrences of Colorado

M.W. Davis and R.K. Streufert

In Other Words: Oral Histories of the Colorado Frontier

Maria M. Rogers [editor]