Tom Ashworths Prospectors Cache

Presidio County Texas

by Tom Ashworth

Shafter District

The Presidio Mine operated from 1880-1942 and was the producer of 90% of all the gold recorded in Texas. The mine was mainly a silver, lead and zinc mine with a by product of gold. Other area mines are the Chinati and Montezuma which were worked for lead and silver with a by product of gold.

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