"The quest for white gold, aka borax" Other Points of Interest Tip by goingsolo

  Death Valley National Park
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The first successful mining operation in Death Valley involved the extraction of borax, which is apparently a very valuable mineral. The sign explains the importance of borax and its uses. Click on the picture if you're interested in learning more about it.

Website: http://www.nps.gov/deva

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  • Updated Dec 7, 2004
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