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Rest Mine is located South of Las Vegas, Nevada. Nearest town is Nipton, California. Primary mining in the area included: copper, lead, silver, gold and zinc.

There isn't much to see at the Rest Mine.  There were a couple areas off to the sides and in the hills behind that had shallow prospects, but none with any significant depth or interest.  The primary working deck was a surface pit operation and featureless.

Rest Mine.  Nipton, California.

35°28'14.92"N  115°12'6.95"W
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Primary Mining: Gold
Secondary Mining: Silver