CALIFORNIA. 1 Share. black. No 50. Inc. Nevada CA, probably in 1851, by German immigrants, to mine quartz on the recently-discovered Kentucky Ridge deposit, at Nevada (now Nevada City). Although a quartz mill was erected there (by another company), the quantity of gold found was very low, and quartz mining was soon abandoned. Some placer mining continued in the area. In 1851, Nevada County was the leading gold-mining county in the state. Very early for California mining.
Themes: GOLD & SILVER MINING, MINING
Date: 21 November 1854
Startprice: € 200