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Where can I find treasure in Texas?

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Asked by: Brian Vigen

Can you keep treasure you find in Texas?

Therefore, unless you are merely interested in the historical and architectural aspects of treasure, there is essentially no benefit to hunting treasure on public lands in Texas, and without gaining the consent of a private property owner, you are unlikely to benefit from any treasure you may find on private land

Where is the Texas treasure?

Hispanic conquistadors reportedly hid a massive cache of gold and jewels in a mine shaft in the Franklin Mountains near El Paso’s Guadalupe Mission. The conquistadors are said to have filled in the mine so nobody else could discover the hoard. Supposedly, it still lies buried beneath the dirt.

Is there gold buried in Texas?

Stories of buried treasure and hidden riches abound in Texas, from gold in the Guadalupe Mountains to pirate caches at the bottom of the boat-filled waters of Galveston Bay.

Where is the best place to find buried treasure?

8 Places to Find Real Buried Treasure

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  • of 8. Catskill Mountains (New York)

Is there gold in Texas creeks?

The majority of the gold in this area seems to come from the Llano Uplift. This is undoubtedly the richest area in Texas for an amateur prospector, but nearly all of the small creeks that flow from the Llano River have some amount of gold in them.

Is there gold in Texas rivers?

Texas is one of the poorer states in the U.S. to pan for gold. Despite having so much land, there are relatively few areas where prospectors have had any success finding gold. The geology found in the state is the main reason why gold is not found in great quantities.

Can diamonds be found in Texas?

Diamond. There is only one well-authenticated find of diamond in Texas. A small brownish diamond was found in1911on section 64, block 44, Foard County.

Can you metal detect on Texas beaches?

Additionally, metal detecting is prohibited in all state and federal parks. This activity is not restricted on (non-park) state public land such as beaches; however, removing artifacts found this way is unlawful.

Where can I find silver in Texas?

The five silver mining districts of the Trans-Pecos region are the Shafter District in Presidio County, the Van Horn-Allamoore District and the Plata Verde District in Hudspeth and Culberson counties, the Quitman Mountains District in Hudspeth County, and the Altuda Mountain District in Brewster County.
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Can I keep treasure I find?

In the U.S., laws vary by state, but the general conclusion is that going treasure hunting is often a waste of time because you likely can’t keep it. The Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 states that any “archaeological resources” found on the land of the state belong to the government.

What is the easiest way to get buried treasure?

Between one and three chests. And in these you have the chance to find the berry treasure map.

What treasures are still missing?

Jump to:

  • The Amber Room.
  • Sarcophagus of Menkaure.
  • Ark of the Covenant.
  • Honjo Masamune sword.
  • Lost Library of the Moscow Tsars.
  • Crown jewels of Ireland.
  • Sappho’s lost poems.
  • Dead bishop’s treasure.

What state has the most lost treasure?

Arizona. Widely regarded as the state with the most ‘lost’ or ‘buried’ treasure, Arizona lore is rife with tales of abandoned gold bars and bank robbers loot.

Is there any pirate treasure left?

The only authenticated treasure chest in the United States, once owned by Thomas Tew, is kept at the Pirate Soul Museum in St. Augustine, Florida. Pirate Olivier Levasseur, also known as “The Buzzard” (La Buse), was rumoured to have hidden treasure before his death in 1730.