EFFECTIVE SEPT. 5, 2019, DOMINION OPAL MINES IS NO LONGER OWNED BY AL WENTZELL.
I (Chris Wentzell) have repurchased the COMPANY NAME (DOMINION OPAL MINES) AND THIS WEBSITE back from my father on 9/5/2019. My father still owns 100% of his 3 claims: WRT Pleasures, WRT Moonbeams Child, and WRT Stonetree lodes, NMC #s 865653-865655 which are held under a Trust. Chris Wentzell/Dominion Opal has NO ownership, interest or control in the 3 claims owned by Al Wentzell. They are NOT open to public collecting or digging.
CHRIS WENTZELL will be returning to Virgin Valley in the Summer (May thru September )of 2020 to mine, dig, and deal with issues over mining claims. This website will be updated as time permits - note that not all info is current. Thanks!
THANKS FOR VISITING.... Dominion Opal Mines Virgin Valley Nevada Opal Mines and Mining Claims for Sale
My 3 WRT lode claims are NOT open to public collecting, digging, touring, rockhounding, leasing or sale. Mineral trespass will be dealt with both criminally and civilly. I have agents who monitor the claims. NOBODY, including JOHN CHURCH OF SWORDFISH MINING DOES NOT HAVE ANY RIGHT TO CHARGE YOU A FEE OR GIVE YOU A 'TOUR" OF MY CLAIMS OR TO DIG ON MY CLAIMS-- THIS INCLUDES MY CLAIM WHICH HAS THE HUGE PETRIFIED LOG OR TREE KNOWN AS THE STONE TREE AND THE ADJACENT SURROUNDING Ground/CLAIMS IN VIRGIN VALLEY..... AND IF HE DOES OR OFFERS TO PLEASE NOTIFY ME IMMEDIATELY!!! He has no rights to MY claims whatsoever!!! IF you see any of this activity by John Church or anyone else, please do 3-4 things: (1) CONTACT ME with details (info and/or form below); (2) CONTACT US Fish & Wildlife Ranger in Virgin Valley with details; and (3) CONTACT and report details to the HUMBOLDT COUNTY SHERIFF in Winnemucca, Nevada; CONTACT and report details to the HUMBOLDT COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY in Winnemucca Nevada; and, (5) get photos and videos if you can and forward them to all of us. THANK YOU!!!!
To report mineral trespass, illegal guiding/touring on, theft, or damage to my father's WRT claim properties, or to contact him about other issues affecting or regarding the claims, please contact him at the following:
AL WENTZELL, sole owner
WRT Opal lode claims
DOMINION OPAL MINES
attn: Chris Wentzell
tel: (605) 880-1843 NOTE: A new Nevada # is coming in 2020. I am moving back to Virgin Valley in 2020.
More CONTACT info HERE.
WELCOME TO DOMINION OPAL MINES OF VIRGIN VALLEY, NEVADA:
Home of the world-famousVirgin Valley Black Fire Opal & source of the world's finest collector Gem Opal Specimens
Several mines are open to rockhounds for fee digging of precious black, crystal, fire, and other opal types. Opal Gem Mines & Mining Claims for sale. Links to the Royal Peacock, Rainbow Ridge and Bonanza Opal Mines Fee Digs with information on the Virgin Valley Opal and Mines. DOMINION OPAL MINES is a private group of claims and mines which is not open to the public but I provide limited info on the public opal mines and fee digs. There are opal mines and mining claims for sale in Virgin Valley, Nevada, HERE and HERE. Glass Display Domes with Stoppers for displaying wet opals are for sale HERE. There are some Virgin Valley Opals for sale HERE with links to more sellers. For more detailed information on Virgin Valley Opal you can visit THIS SITE.
WEBSITE UNDER RECONSTRUCTION 10/8/2019
DOMINION OPAL MINES (& EXPLORATION) ESTABL. 1994 ON SITE IN VIRGIN VALLEY NEVADA'S OPAL FIELDS - THE ORIGINAL & TRUSTED SOURCE OF QUALITY OPAL MINING CLAIMS
Contact: DOMINION OPAL MINES, c/o CHRIS WENTZELL, owner, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or use our contact form here.
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