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The Lost Padre Mine


If you enjoyed reading the tale of The Lost Padre 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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Coronado's Children: Tales of Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of the Southwest

J. Frank Dobie, et al


The Geology of Southern New Mexico: A Beginner's Guide, Including El Paso

Greg H. Mack

History of New Mexico

C.A. Roberts and S.A. Roberts


Benchmark New Mexico Road and Recreation Atlas

Benchmark Maps

Lost Gold and Silver Mines of the Southwest

Eugene L. Conrotto


New Mexico Rocks and Minerals

S. Kimbler, et al

Conquest of New Spain

Bernal Diaz del Castillo, J.M. Cohen [translator]


Gold Panning in New Mexico

Robert O. Wilson

New Mexico Atlas and Gazetteer

Delorme [editor]


Physical Geography of North America

A.R. Orme [editor]