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Treasure Hunters Search for What Was Buried in the Superstition Mountains

Treasure hunters the world over are forever fascinated by the possibility of finding buried treasure. Our history books, and even story books, are filled with tales of people hunting for such treasure, armed with mining and digging tools, as well as a not-so trusty map, and usually finding a load of trouble instead of gold.

One such tale is that of the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine, which is supposedly within the Superstition Mountains, located east of Phoenix. These particular mountains stretch 160,000 acres across the desert. Somewhere in those mountains is said to be a treasure of gold that would be worth several hundred millions of American dollars, which was hidden away by Native Americans thousands of years ago.

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Ever since the stories have been told, people have been out searching these mountains for the treasure. While many of those people return home dirty, tired, and poor from the expedition, there are just as many who don’t come back, forever lost in the mountainous terrain.

There are many people who are of the opinion that this supposed treasure is just a wild goose chase. However, just as many people believe in it, and hope to find it one day. The trick is to, of course, find it.

If you are interested in the story of the Superstition Mountains and the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine, click ‘Start Slideshow!’

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