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The Virgin Valley is located south of Highway 140 in or near the Sheldon - Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge.

The area contains opals and was prospected for uranium[1].

In 1950, Jack and Toni Crane owned opal claims in the area[1].


  1. 1.0 1.1 M. H. Staatz and H. L. Bauer, Jr., "Virgin Valley Opal District, Humboldt County, Nevada," Geological Survey Circular 142, 1951, Dept. of the Interior.

Opal Mining