TravelChannel.com has some great advice for different and exciting locations for serious treasure hunters! Start this new year with some awesome new places to visit. Personally, one thing that I found, is that going to new locations, refreshes the mind and gives someone a new perspective on things. Even the smallest adventure to drive somewhere I have not been and look at new things, makes me feel better. As someone that loves treasure and travel, I felt it was a good idea to share this article with others that do as well.
If you love emeralds, try visiting Hiddenite, North Carolina. According to author, Kwin Mosby, this is the only emerald mine in the United State open to prospecting to the public and people have a chance to be educated on other gems as well, such as garnets, sapphires and tourmaline! If dinosaur fossils intrigue you, then you should go to Devil Hills in South Carolina. Mosby argued that people have uncovered very large bone pieces dating back to the Jurassic period, 145 million years ago! For those that want to find meterites, Glorietta Mountain in New Mexico and Brenham Township in Kansas, are two places the author suggested people visit.
Mosby mentioned how metal detectors will help people find more because the ground composed of iron-nickel, which makes the probability of finding something higher. To find turquoise, the author recommended that people visit Tonopah, Nevada. According to the article, there people will find Royston Mine with one of the few families remaining in the US. They own a jewelry store as well. The article states that visitors cannot go down into the mines and must bring with them: gloves, sunscreen, water, digging tools and food. To see others on the list, including where to go to find diamonds, see source below.