The Lost Mine of Coconino … The Desert Queen … Dutch Oven Mine … Lost Treasure of Sonoyta … Vampire Bat Gold … Indian Emerald Mine … John Clark Silver Mine — fabulous riches waiting to be found in the mountains and deserts of the American West. Pack up your pick and shovel, stake yourself to some grub, saddle up the mule, and head for the backcountry to make your fortune. It’s possible with this handy, picturesque guide to the long-lost mines, rich veins of ore, silver lodes, buried treasure, and other bonanzas reputedly there for the finding. All are described, including fascinating anecdotes about the nature of the treasure, its general locale, and other information. Each description is also accompanied by a map of the region. Treasure hunters, armchair adventurers, and anyone intrigued by legends of fabulous riches waiting for a lucky finder will welcome this authentic compilation of fact and lore.