Dominion Opal Mines of Virgin Valley Nevada

WELCOME TO DOMINION OPAL MINES OF VIRGIN VALLEY, NEVADA:

Home of the world-famousVirgin Valley Black Fire Opal & source of the world's finest Opal Specimens and opal collector gems.
 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 we provide info on the public opal mines and fee digs.  There are opal mines and mining claims for sale in Virgin Valley, Nevada.

There are only 3 (three) legitimate and legal FEE DIG (pay to dig) mines open to the public in Virgin Valley where you can dig and find your own opals.  Each varies slightly but top grade opal of all types have been found at each of these 3 mines.  The valid fee digs are the Royal Peacock, Rainbow Ridge, and Bonanza Opal Mines.  Other unauthorized sites are listed at the bottom of this page!  Please beware, as only the three patented (DEEDED) mines listed here can legally offer fee digging.  Anyone else doing so on unpatented mining claims on federal land without special use permits and insurance are scams to make money off you illegally.  Please visit the VALID mines and digs!  The ROYAL PEACOCK MINE has a campground with electric and water, and there is a free dry camping at the VIRGIN VALLEY CAMPGROUND.   THERE IS NO WIFI OR CELL PHONE SERVICE IN VIRGIN VALLEY SO BE PREPARED!  Visit each mines separate websites (links below) for current pricing and details.

THIS INCLUDES JOHN CHURCH dba SWORDFISH MINING VIRGIN VALLEY OPAL offering illegal tours, fee digging, and guiding on and off the refuge and on blm lands, as well as in Virgin Valley.  If he does NOT have a current approved SPECIAL USE PERMIT and INSURANCE his operations are illegal and a scam to make money off you ILLEGALLY.


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ROYAL PEACOCK OPAL MINE

BONANZA OPAL MINE

RAINBOW RIDGE OPAL MINE in Virgin Valley currently has the following digging:

  • Fresh Dozer Load Scoops (unsearched, directly from Mine Wall)
  • Tailings Digging

RAINBOW RIDGE OPAL MINE

The BONANZA OPAL MINE in Virgin Valley, Nevada currently offers the following digging:

  • TAILINGS DIGGING

VIRGIN VALLEY Nevada FEE DIG MINES open to the public where you can dig YOUR OWN opals

ROYAL PEACOCK OPAL MINES in Virgin Valley currently offers the following digging:

  • Bank (Wall) Digging
  • Tailings Digging

There is also a campground with hookups for trailers and also tent camping.  The camp area has electric, laundry, flush toilets, shower, small opal shop, 2 cabins, etc.  More details on the Peacock Mine website

ILLEGAL SCAM FEE DIGS