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Semi-tropical Nevada
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___ 33 ___ Eldorado Canyon, in the Southern portion, have contributed millions to the world's supply of gold, and are still producing. Along the Eastern rim of the Las Vegas Valley is another region rich in minerals. In the Northern part of the County are several productive copper properties; and a number of good prospects, showing silver, lead, zinc and copper are being opened up in the Charleston Range West of Las Vegas. A recent discovery near Goodsprings, of platinum ore in place, carrying values which are almost beyond belief, has attracted the attention of mining and scientific men in every country. Properties near the "Boss" mine, where the first discoveries were made are showing ore of a similar nature and it appears that the platinum district may be considerably extended a development progresses. OPPORTUNITIES FOR CAPITAL. All these resources and developments afford favorable opportunities for the investment of capital. The commercial field in Las Vegas itself is at present pretty well occupied, but Las Vegas is growing, and rich profits await the man who knows when and how to launch a new venture. Town property in Las Vegas doubles in value every two or three years. Dwelling houses and apartments are always in demand and yield a rental amounting to 20 per cent on the investment. OTHER DISTRICTS IN CLARK COUNTY. Not all of Clark County is in the Las Vegas Valley. The Moapa and Rio Virgin Valleys are rich agricultural districts which deserve investigation. The ST. THOMAS (Moapa Valley) ADVANCEMENT LEAGUE, St. Thomas, Nev., and the VIRGIN VALLEY

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