jim straight

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About jim straight

  • Birthday 01/03/1930

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    Just a short drive from Randsburg and Red Mountain
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    Born and raised in the copper camp of Ely Nevada. Been involved all my life in various aspects of Mining, Milling and Prospecting. Successful small mining consultant from 1957-1982. Over the past 35 years have been writing and publishing books and also gold specific field tester for the Silver & Gold and Eastern and Western Treasures until
    osteoarthritis got me.

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Just an old guy born and raised in the Ely Nevada mining camp on a cold Friday

afternoon in the County hospital on January 3, 1930. Been involved in some facet

of mining, milling and prospecting all of my life.